New Hampshire man charged with drunk driving after crashing near tollbooths on turnpike

A New Hampshire man was arrested on drunken driving charges early Saturday morning, after he crashed his car on the F.E. Everett Turnpike in Merrimack, N.H., according to a statement from the New Hampshire State Police.

When State Police arrived at the crash at about 3:05 a.m., they found an unoccupied 2005 Nissan Altima resting on top of the concrete barriers protecting the toll booths near the Exit 10 off-ramp, according to the statement. The car had heavy front end damage from striking the barriers.

After searching the area, troopers found the driver of the car, 24-year-old Ryan Demers of Merrimack, and arrested him and charged him with driving while intoxicated, according to the statement.

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Demers is scheduled to be arraigned in Merrimac District Court on February 13.

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