Police say car trashed after collision with dump truck in Rochester
ROCHESTER — Police officers, firefighters, and emergency services responded to a crash involving a car and dump truck on Gonic Road in Rochester on Friday afternoon.
Around 1:54 p.m., a 2010 Kia driven by Joshua Lapierre, 32, of Rochester, crossed the center line and collided with a Peterbilt dump truck operated by Gary Musler, 55, of Barrington.
Gary Musler had to be transported by emergency services to Frisbie Memorial Hospital due to non-life-threatening injuries.
Lapierre was arrested on the scene for being a habitual offender. Police said he was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and the front and side curtain airbags in the Kia deployed.
Both vehicles were removed by authorities from the scene because of extensive damage.