Raymond man charged with multi-car crash on Auburn Street

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MANCHESTER, NH — A Raymond man has been charged with a multi-car crash on Tuesday.

On October 8, 2019, around 5:20 p.m. Manchester Police responded to an accident in the area of Auburn and Pine Streets.

When officers got there they discovered that six vehicles were involved. Based on the investigation, it was determined that the operator of the first vehicle, identified as 40-year-old Kevin Poole of Raymond, had been traveling north on Pine Street at the intersection of Auburn Street, it appears Poole ran the red light and turned left onto Auburn Street. The vehicle hit another car, but kept going. Poole then hit two more cars on Auburn Street and ended up rolling over. In doing so, he struck two more cars. Poole’s car ended up on its side leaning against the sixth vehicle he hit. 

Aftermath of a six-vehicle incident on Auburn Street. Photo/Carol Robidoux

No one was hurt and with the exception of the car that caused the accidents, all other vehicles were able to be driven away from the scene. 

Poole was charged with five counts of conduct after an accident, and four counts of Criminal Mischief (misdemeanor). He was also charged with giving a false report to Law Enforcement Officers. Poole fled the scene then reported his car stolen a few hours later leading to the false report charge.

 Poole was in court Wednesday and was released on personal recognizance bail.