Tractor-trailer destroyed in Peterborough crash

  • Kent’s Towing and Recovery removes the cab of a tractor-trailer that crashed on Route 101. —PHOTO COURTESY PETERBOROUGH FIRE AND RESCUE

  • The operator of a tractor-trailer lost control and skidded off the road toward the treeline on Route 101. —PHOTO COURTESY PETERBOROUGH FIRE AND RESCUE

  • A tractor-trailer that crashed on Route 101 in Peterborough sustained signficant damage to the front end, including the hood being ripped off during the crash, a shattered windshield and flat tires. —PHOTO COURTESY PETERBOROGH FIRE AND RESCUE

  • Damage to the front end of a tractor-trailer that crashed on Route 101 in Peterborough. —PHOTO COURTESY PETERBOROUGH FIRE AND RESCUE

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript
Published: 8/26/2022 9:11:03 AM

A tractor-trailer crash on Route 101 left the driver with minor injuries and the vehicle a total loss. 

On Monday, Aug. 22, at approximately 3:15 p.m., Peterborough Police and Peterborough Fire and Rescue responded to a tractor-trailer crash near Field Road. The operator of vehicle from Sacramento-based Warach Trans Inc. was driving on Route 101 before losing control of the vehicle and skidding off the road toward the treeline. After colliding with a tree, the driver managed to come to a complete stop. 

The unidentified driver sustained minor injuries from the crash and refused to be transported to a local hospital for treatment. 

The vehicle sustained significant damage to the front end, including a smashed hood that was ripped off during the crash, a shattered windshield and flat tires. Due to the severe damage, the tractor-trailer was a total loss. 

Kent’s Towing and Recovery in Milford arrived on scene shortly the crash to remove the cab. Peterborough first-responders remained on scene until the truck was removed by Kent’s.


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