John J. Bryfonski, Chief of Police
55 Constitution Drive
Bedford, NH 03110
For Immediate Release
Sunday, July 31, 2016
Contact: John Guilfoil
Email: [email protected]
Bedford Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash
BEDFORD, N.H. — Chief John Bryfonski reports that the Bedford Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a motorcyclist on Saturday.
On Saturday, 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 and was turning north on Meetinghouse Road. The female operator was ejected from her motorcycle and sustained life threatening injuries.
The operator 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.