For Immediate Release
Posted: March 30, 2024


Tyler Dumont, Public Information Officer
(603) 223-3641 |

Man Arrested For Driving Impaired Following Crash That Left Two People Seriously Injured

CAR Unit

GILSUM, N.H. – Two people were taken to hospitals by medical helicopters, and a man has been arrested for driving impaired, after a crash in Cheshire County.

On Friday, March 29, 2024, at 6:20 p.m., State Troopers assigned to the Troop C barracks responded to a report of a crash at 644 Route 10 in Gilsum. Troopers, who found a 2-vehicle crash upon arrival, determined that a 2023 Ford Transit van was traveling north on Route 10 and a 2021 Kia Seltos was traveling south when the two vehicles collided.

The driver of the Kia Seltos has been identified as 81-year-old David Bosma. Bosma was taken to Cheshire Medical Center and then transported by a DHART medical helicopter to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center to be treated for serious injuries. The passenger of the Kia, Kathleen Bosma, was also transported by a DHART medical helicopter to Concord Hospital to be treated for serious injuries.

The driver of the Ford Transit van has been identified as 29-year-old Alexander Bazarnicki. Bazarnicki was arrested for driving while intoxicated. He was released on bail and is scheduled to appear in Keene District Court.

At the request of Troop C, the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction (CAR) Unit responded and assumed lead of the investigation. The Keene Fire Department, the Cheshire County Sheriff’s Office, Gilsum Fire Department, and J&J Truck Service & Towing also assisted at the scene.

All aspects of the collision remain under investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash, or who has more information, is urged to contact Trooper First Class Daniel Quartulli at or (603) 931-0179.