Fred Coffin : Wrong-way driver arrested after crashing into UPS truck in Nashua

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : NASHUA, New Hampshire — A driver who was allegedly under the influence of alcohol was arrested after crashing into a UPS truck on the Everett Turnpike in Nashua, according to state police. The incident occurred when Omer Landry, a 45-year-old resident of Nashua, was driving in the wrong direction on the highway.

Landry now faces multiple charges, including driving while intoxicated, reckless conduct, and operating an unregistered and uninspected vehicle. He is scheduled to appear in Hillsborough Superior Court in January to face these charges.

The collision took place at approximately 11:20 p.m. on Thursday, when the driver of a UPS tractor-trailer called 911 to report that his truck had been hit head-on by a four-door sedan. The crash occurred on the F.E. Everett Turnpike, specifically at Exit 5 northbound onramp.

Landry, who was driving the sedan in the wrong direction, sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital by ambulance. Fred Coffin, the driver of the UPS truck from Waterford, Maine, managed to bring his vehicle to a controlled stop before being struck by Landry’s sedan.

Fortunately, there were no serious injuries reported in the incident. Prior to the crash, state police did not receive any calls about a vehicle traveling in the wrong direction on the highway.

To facilitate the cleanup process, state police closed the onramp parallel to the F.E. Everett Turnpike for approximately two hours. Authorities are urging anyone with information regarding the crash to contact Trooper Bryan Taylor at 603-223-4381 or

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