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Three injured, DUI charge in Lyndeborough crash

  • Lyndeborough head-on collision on Forest Road near the Post Office. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. (Nicholas Handy / Monadnock Ledger-Transcript) Staff photo by Nicholas Handy—Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

  • Lyndeborough head-on collision on Forest Road near the Post Office. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. (Nicholas Handy / Monadnock Ledger-Transcript) Staff photo by Nicholas Handy—Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

  • Lyndeborough head-on collision on Forest Road near the Post Office. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. (Nicholas Handy / Monadnock Ledger-Transcript) Staff photo by Nicholas Handy—Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

  • Lyndeborough head-on collision on Forest Road near the Post Office. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. (Nicholas Handy / Monadnock Ledger-Transcript) Staff photo by Nicholas Handy—Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

  • Lyndeborough head-on collision on Forest Road near the Post Office. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. (Nicholas Handy / Monadnock Ledger-Transcript) Staff photo by Nicholas Handy—Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

  • Lyndeborough head-on collision on Forest Road near the Post Office. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. (Nicholas Handy / Monadnock Ledger-Transcript) Staff photo by Nicholas Handy—Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

  • Lyndeborough head-on collision on Forest Road near the Post Office. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. (Nicholas Handy / Monadnock Ledger-Transcript) Staff photo by Nicholas Handy—Monadnock Ledger-Transcript


Thursday, November 16, 2017

A Peterborough woman has been charged with aggravated DWI after a head-on crash in Lyndeborough that sent her and two others to the hospital with serious injuries.

According to state police, Rebecca Rodenhiser, 38, of Peterborough was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Traverse northbound on Route 31 just before 2 p.m. Wednesday when her vehicle crossed over the center line and struck a southbound 2005 Volvo S40 driven by Joanne Vandeusen, 67, of Greenfield. 

Rodenhiser sustained serious injuries and was transported to Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, where she was arrested and charged with felony aggravated DUI.

Vandeusen also suffered serious injuries and was transported to Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua.

Vandeusen’s passenger, Abou Sylla, 59, of Greenfield, suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash and was transported to UMASS Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts via Med-Flight.