News Digest

Nashua bicyclist injured in crash with sedan

Police are reminding drivers to be extra attentive to smaller vehicles, such as bicycles and motorcycles, after a crash Saturday that sent a 28-year-old bicyclist from Nashua to the hospital.

Police said Brent Osborn sustained injuries to his lower extremeties in the collision, which occurred when a 2006 BMW sedan turned into the bicycle’s path in front of 216 Central St. around 7:30 a.m.

The driver of the car, Jared Wagner, 20, of Amherst, "failed to yield to the bicyclist" while turning into a parking lot, police said.

The impact threw Osborn into the front-right side of the car and onto the windshield, which was shattered, police said.



Bomb threat briefly empties shopping mall

Police are investigating an apparent bomb threat that forced a brief evacuation of the Pheasant Lane Mall on Saturday.

Few details were available on Sunday, but Nashua police in an 8:29 p.m. Twitter message asked people to avoid the area of the mall until futher notice "due to bomb threat."

Police and the city’s Emergency Operations Center posted another message at 9:05 p.m. stating that the threat had been lifted, and that the mall was reopening.


Chelmsford, Mass.

Crash leaves 1 dead, 4 hurt, including Nashua man

One person was killed and four more were injured in an early-morning crash Sunday.

State police responded to Route 3 around 1:30 a.m. Sunday after a 2000 Mercury being driven by a 34-year-old woman was struck by a 2008 Jeep being driven by a 45-year-old man from Nashua.

The Mercury rolled over, ejecting the driver and two of the passengers.

The driver of the Mercury was pronounced dead at an area hospital. One passenger, a woman whose age wasn’t released, is in critical condition. A second passenger, a 27-year-old woman, was treated for injuries that were not life-threatening. A third passenger, a 31-year-old man, was treated for minor injuries. The driver of the Jeep was treated for injuries that were not life-threatening.

No names have been released.

The Associated Press