Portsmouth, NH: Braintree man involved in firey highway crash

Authorities are investigating the cause of a crash in Portsmouth, New Hampshire involving a South Shore man.

The collision happened on I-95 northbound at about noon on Saturday, when a Nissan Sentra driven by 26-year-old David Collamor of Braintree was rear-ended by Dodge Grand Caravan driven by 38-year-old Douglas Cormier of Portsmouth.

New Hampshire State Police say the crash, which happened in heavy traffic, caused Cormier’s vehicle to catch fire and become fully engulfed.    

No one was injured, but travel was reduced to one lane for close to an hour, causing signficant backups.

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