By CBSBoston.com Staff

MERRIMACK, N.H. (CBS) — A car lost control and crashed through a guard rail in Merrimack, New Hampshire on Friday, State Police said. It happened on F.E. Everett Turnpike south around 7:45 a.m.

The driver, Donald Quiet, 33, of Manchester, had minor injuries and was taken to Elliot Hospital.

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N.H. State Police and Merrimack firefighters responded to the scene. They said the guard rail that was pushed into the northbound side of the road and a second car hit the same section of the guard rail.

A car crashed into a guard rail in Merrimack, N.H. Friday morning (Photo Via NH State Police)

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The driver of the second car was not hurt.

The northbound side of the F.E. Everett Turnpike was closed for 30 minutes while the guard rail was cleared.

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State Police said the crash is under investigation. Anyone who witnessed it is asked to call NH State Police Trooper E. Torrens at Eric.Torrens@dos.nh.gov.

CBSBoston.com Staff