22-year-old man dies in Portsmouth, NH, in motorcycle accident


The accident also injured a 16-year-old girl.

A New Hampshire man died after he allegedly ran his motorcycle through oncoming traffic, hitting a motor vehicle and injuring its 16-year-old driver on Saturday night.

At 10:19 p.m., police in Portsmouth, New Hampshire responded to a crash involving a motorcycle and a motor vehicle on Lang Road near Longmeadow Road. They found the driver of the motorbike seriously injured and transported him to the local emergency room.

The operator, later identified as Jack Tizzard, 22, of Kensington, New Hampshire, died of his injuries. The driver of the car, a 16-year-old woman, reportedly cooperated with the investigation after sustaining minor injuries.

Police said they contacted the New Hampshire Medical Examiner’s Office to help determine the exact cause of Tizzard’s death. These results are pending.

Portsmouth Police Department is looking to speak to anyone who witnessed the accident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. sergeant. Brian Houde at 603-610-7601.

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