Middlefield man seriously injured in snowmobile accident in New Hampshire

Middlefield man seriously injured in snowmobile accident in New Hampshire



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COLEBROOK, N.H. — A Middlefield resident was seriously injured in a snowmobile accident over the weekend.

Joseph Aitken, 50, was driving a snowmobile on Feb. 23, around 3 p.m. when he lost control, was thrown from the snowmobile and struck a tree, according to the New Hampshire Fish and Game Law Enforcement Division. No other vehicles were involved. 

Aitken suffered serious injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital, before being immediately transferred into a waiting Lifeflight of Maine helicopter that took him to Central Maine Medical Center for treatment. 

The Fish and Game Law Enforcement Division said speed was a factor in the crash and “a charge of such is pending.”

The Colebrook Fire Department, Colebrook Police Department, a Conservation Officer, and 45th Parallel EMS responded. 

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