Nashua man killed in Bike Week crash in MeredithBy BEA LEWIS
Union Leader Correspondent
June 11. 2018 9:24PM
MEREDITH — A motorcyclist suffered a fatal head injury Friday when he collided with a turning vehicle on Parade Road, according to police.
James Carroll, 61, of Nashua, was riding south down a steep hill, toward Laconia, following a sports utility vehicle when the SUV slowed to make a left turn into a driveway, Carroll’s bike struck the left rear corner of the SUV.
Carroll, who was not wearing a helmet, was rushed by Stewart’s Ambulance to Lakes Region General Hospital then airlifted to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center where he later died, police said.
The accident occurred just south of the intersection of Livingston Road and was reported at 3:39 p.m.
Meredith Police Sgt. Greg Mangers said Bike Week has gotten off to a busy start for the department.
About 9:15 Friday morning, police and emergency medical personnel responded to a report of a two-vehicle accident in front of 183 Meredith Neck Road.
One of the drivers, Steven Bohrer, 56, of Meredith, was arrested for aggravated DWI.
Friday about 9 p.m. a motorcycle accident was reported on Route 25 near the entrance to the Hannaford supermarket.
According to police, both the driver and a female passenger were thrown from the bike. Both were wearing helmets.
They were taken by ambulance to Lakes Lakes Region General. The woman was later airlifted to Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Lebanon for treatment of a head injury.