A Springfield NH man was rescued from the woods off I-89 early Saturday morning in Enfield after he rolled over his car hours earlier. Officials say 49-year-old James Borneman’s 2003 Buick rolled over several times on SB I-89 about 6:30 pm on Friday. Police were unable to locate Borneman and continued the search for him in addition to checking hospitals and family members. Tracks leading into the woods were found hour later. Lebanon Police Officer, John Tracey, and his K-9 were called to assist with the search. The K-9 tracked to the edge of the brook and discovered Borneman had crossed it Officers were forced to walk around the brook to continue the search. The K-9 located Mr. Borneman lying on the ground in the fetal position, unconscious and suffering from hypothermia.
Lebanon Fire Department Chief Chris Christopoulos said his department received a call from NH State Police shortly after 3:30 am on Saturday morning to rescue Borneman and they had to use Hanover Tower Ladder to retrieve Borneman.
Lebanon Ambulance transported Mr. Borneman to Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital for further medical treatment for serious injuries sustained because of the crash and exposure to the elements. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact Trooper Janell Smith, Troop D, at 603-271-1162.