ALSTEAD, N.H. (WHDH) — A plow truck driver was arrested early Saturday morning on DWI charges after police said the man crashed into a bridge on a New Hampshire highway.
Police said officers responded around 4 a.m. to the bridge along Route 123 in Alstead on a report from a motorist that stated a commercial plow had struck the structure.
The truck driver, later identified as 45-year-old Lewis Elliot, of South Acworth, lost the plow blade in the crash and fled the scene, according to police.
Elliot was later stopped in Walpole. Police said Elliot is a commercial contractor who was assisting NH DOT with snow removal efforts.
No one was injured in the incident.
Elliot faces DWI charges.
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