Motorcyclist dies from injuries sustained in Bedford crash

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Aftermath of fatal crash in Bedford.
Aftermath of fatal crash in Bedford.

BEDFORD, NH — Bedford Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a motorcyclist on Saturday.

On July 30, 2016 at 3:36 p.m., Bedford Police responded to the intersection of Route 101 and Meetinghouse Road for a two-vehicle collision involving a motorcycle.

A Bedford Police investigation determined that a female operator of a Suzuki motorcycle was traveling west on Rt. 101 when she collided with a vehicle that was traveling eastbound on Rt. 101, turning north on Meetinghouse Road.  The female operator was ejected from her motorcycle and sustained life-threatening injuries.

She was transported to the Elliot Hospital by Bedford Rescue and treated by the Trauma team. She died Sunday morning.

The car involved was a 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis operated by a 92-year-old Bedford man.

The crash is being investigated by the Bedford Police Department Technical Accident Reconstruction Team. Bedford Police are asking that any witnesses to the collision call 603-472-5113.

The victim’s name is not being released at this time, pending notification of next of kin.