For Immediate Release
Posted: November 25, 2023


Amber Lagace, Public Information Officer
(603) 223-8434 |

Wrong-Way Driver Arrested

CANTERBURY, New Hampshire – On November 24, 2023, at approximately 11:51 p.m., State Police received multiple reports of a wrong-way driver traveling southbound in the northbound lanes on I-93 between mile markers 53-49 in the towns of Northfield and Canterbury. 

At 11:57 p.m., Trooper McGrath of the New Hampshire State Police Troop D Barracks located the vehicle on I-93 at mile marker 46.8 in the town of Canterbury as it was approaching Trooper McGrath head-on around a bend in the roadway. The trooper was able to successfully stop the motor vehicle in the left lane and made contact with the lone operator. 

After a roadside investigation, the operator who was identified as: 

Zachary William Bunker 
Age: 40
Gilford, NH 

was arrested for reckless conduct with a deadly weapon, driving while intoxicated, and reckless driving. 

BUNKER was bailed and released and is due to appear at the Merrimack Superior Court on December 28, 2023, at 1:00 p.m.