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Suspect arrested for fleeing scene of head-on crash


ROCHESTER, N.H. ( – A 60-year-old woman was arrested Wednesday for fleeing the scene of a head-on crash that injured a 50-year-old Somersworth man.

Beverly Shannon is facing a charge of conduct after an accident for the crash that occurred at Columbus Avenue and Summer Street on Feb. 2, reports the New Hampshire Union Leader.

Shannon reportedly collided head-on with 50-year-old Robert Bregy. Bregy was transported to an area hospital; however, Shannon reportedly fled the scene.

As a result of the crash, both cars had serious front end damage.

According to the newspaper, police received an anonymous tip from a person who identified Shannon as the driver.