A motorcyclist was killed Saturday afternoon when the Harley Davidson they were riding collided with a car that turned into a casino in Seabrook, New Hampshire, state police said.
Seabrook Police responded around 2:14 pm to the area of 319 Route 107 for a reported crash between a car and motorcycle that had resulted in injury. The highway was closed for several hours between Batchelder and Upper New Zealand roads due to the wreck, and drivers were advised to seek alternative routes.
According to state police, a preliminary investigation shows that a Toyota Corolla was traveling northbound on Route 107 and was attempting to make a left turn into Brook Casino when it collided with a Harley Davidson traveling southbound on Route 107.
The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of the injuries sustained in the accident, the police said. The motorcycle passenger was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.
No one in the Corolla was injured, police added.
Police have not identified the victim or said if any charges may be filed in the crash. Road 107 reopened around 19.10
It was not immediately clear what caused the fatal collision, but police said speed and alcohol did not appear to be factors in the crash. An investigation is underway.
Anyone who witnessed the crash or the events leading up to it is asked to contact Trooper Nathaniel Goodwin at 603-223-8854, or by email at [email protected]
Seabrook and state police were assisted at the scene by police from Kensington and Hampton Falls, the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office, the Seabrook Fire Department, the New Hampshire Department of Transportation and the medical examiner’s office. The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit responded to the crash due to its severity and took over the investigation.