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For Immediate Release
November 22, 2021

Contact

Trooper Matthew S. Bailey
(603) 223-4381 | Matthew.S.Bailey@dos.nh.gov

Motor Vehicle Crash - Interstate 95 Northbound, Greenland

photo showing damaged vehicle at crash scenephoto showing damaged vehicle at crash scene

On November 21, 2021 at approximately 2:13 AM, Troopers from the New Hampshire State Police Troop A Barracks responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash on Interstate 95 Northbound in the town of Greenland, NH.

Preliminary investigation revealed that Unit #1, identified as a 2006 Chevrolet Equinox, was involved in a previous rollover collision. Unit #2, a 2014 Toyota Camry, struck Unit #1 which was disabled and resting on its’ side in the left travel lane of Interstate 95.

Several witnesses reported that the operator of Unit #1 fled the scene on foot, heading east into the woods on the side of I-95N. The operator was described as a Hispanic male wearing a black jacket with a fur-lined hood. The operator of Unit #2, identified as Omar Sowamrah, age 26, of Portland, ME, sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries. A passenger in Unit #2, identified as Forqan Abdulaziz, age 25 of Westbrook, ME, sustained minor injuries in this collision. Both individuals were transported to Portsmouth Regional Hospital for treatment. A State Police K-9 Unit was called to assist and began to search the surrounding area but was unsuccessful in locating the operator of Unit #1.

The left 2 lanes in the area of this collision were closed for approximately 1½ hours.

The NH State Police was assisted on scene by North Hampton Fire/EMS, Greenland Fire/EMS, North Hampton PD, Greenland PD, Hampton PD, and Stratham PD.

All aspects of this crash remain under investigation and anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has information pertaining to the operator of Unit # is asked to contact Trooper Matthew S. Bailey at Matthew.S.Bailey@dos.nh.gov or 603-223-4381.