On behalf of Chief Paul R. Toussaint, the Rochester Police Department releases the following:
On 2.8.2019, Rochester Police, Fire, and Frisbie EMS responded to Gonic Road for the report of a motor vehicle accident.
Through the investigation, officers found that Ernest Farrington, 77, of Rochester, NH was exiting a parking lot to go north on Gonic Road in a 2005 Dodge Caravan, pulling in front of a vehicle traveling south on Gonic Road. The vehicle collided with a 2003 Honda Civic, being driven by Jayni Smith, 21 of Manchester, NH.
Ernest and his passenger were transported to Frisbie Memorial Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. The Caravan and Civic had to be towed from the scene.
Ernest was issued a citation for failure to yield the right of way, a violation-level offense.
For Chief Paul R. Toussaint
Lieutenant Andrew Swanberry