Hampton man in critical condition after crash on Route 125By JOHN QUINN
Union Leader Correspondent
April 22. 2014 10:47AM
KINGSTON – State police continue to investigate an accident on Route 125 Monday that left a motorcyclist in a Massachusetts hospital with head injuries and multiple broken bones.
Police, firefighters and emergency personnel responded around 2:26 p.m. after a southbound 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Frank Shedd, 60, of Hampton, collided with a northbound 2001 Ford F-150 driven by Jeffrey Dalton, 20, of Groveland, Mass., near Swings & Things at 16 Route 125. Members of N.H State Police Crash Analysis & Reconstruction Unit determined the accident occurred when the driver of the pickup made a left turn in front of the oncoming motorcycle, according to state police.
Shedd was airlifted to Brigham & Woman’s Hospital and remained in critical condition Tuesday morning, according to a hospital spokeswoman.
Fire Chief Bill Seaman said Monday that Shedd sustained serious, but non-life threatening injuries and was not wearing a helmet.
Seaman said Dalton and two other passengers in the pickup were sent to Exeter Hospital as a precaution. The identities of the passengers were not released.
Meanwhile, Dalton was released from Exeter Hospital, according to a spokeswoman.
As a result of the accident, a section of Route 125 was closed for about 2½ hours Monday.
Firefighters from Kingston and Plaistow, paramedics from Exeter Hospital, police from East Kingston, Kingston, Newton and Plaistow and members of the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Department all responded to the scene.