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Franklin motorcyclist airlifted after Northfield crash

NORTHFIELD – A Franklin motorcyclist suffered a serious head injury in an accident involving a car and a telephone pole on Shedd Road near the Spaulding Youth Center Wednesday night.
Tilton-Northfield Fire Capt. David Hall said the motorcyclist, whose name was not released, was taken to Franklin Regional Hospital, where he was airlifted by DHART helicopter to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon.
The victim, who was in his 20s, had a non-life-threatening injury, Hall said.
"He was conscious, and he knew who he was, but it was a serious injury," he said.
The man was not wearing a helmet, he said.
The accident occurred at 7:10 p.m. near the youth center, but did not involve youth center personnel or students.
Hall said the accident involved the motorcycle, a telephone pole and another car, but did not have further details of how the crash occurred.
Police were still at the scene reconstructing the accident late Wednesday night, Hall said.


dseufert@newstote.com


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