MAN CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH FATAL CRASH
Dunbarton - 25 May 2017: A Massachusetts man has been charged in connection with a March
11th fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred at the intersection of
Concord Stage Road (Route 77) and Stark Highway North (Route 13),
otherwise known as “Page’s Corner.”
Buckley, 55, of Andover, MA, has been charged with vehicular assault,
simple assault, negligent driving, speeding and failure to stop at a
investigation revealed that Buckley was speeding and ran a stop sign
before crashing into a Toyota RAV4 being operated by Mike Whittier of
Dunbarton. Buckley was travelling eastbound on Concord Stage Road
towards Clinton Street in his Ford F-250 and crashed into Whittier who
was crossing northbound through the intersection toward Jewett Road.
sustained broken ribs and a ruptured spleen in the crash. He later
passed away at a local hospital on March 19th from complications arising
from injuries sustained in the crash.
Buckley (left photo) turned himself in to Dunbarton Police after a warrant was issued for
his arrest. He was released on personal recognizance bail and is
scheduled to appear for arraignment in the 6th Circuit – District
Division – Concord on Monday, July 10th.
The New Hampshire State Police Collision Reconstruction and Analysis (CAR) Unit assisted Dunbarton Police in the investigation.