HIT & RUN: Dem Lawmaker Plows Over Hotel Ducks
Police are investigating Democratic State Rep. David Campbell after he plowed over a number of ducks on the road at the Crowne Royal Hotel in Nashua.
The Union Leader reported:
Police are investigating the death of a number of ducks allegedly hit by a vehicle operated by one of the city’s state representatives.
State Rep. David Campbell, D-Nashua, reportedly ran over the ducks at a speed of about 15 mph in the driveway of the Crowne Royal Hotel in Nashua. The incident is said to have occurred on Monday, Dec. 23, The Telegraph of Nashua reported Sunday.
Campbell issued an apology Sunday evening, received by the New Hampshire Union Leader Monday morning, explaining the incident.
A hotel guest told police that on arriving at the hotel by shuttle from Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, he saw bystanders feeding some 20 ducks near the hotel.
Campbell’s vehicle soon turned onto the hotel access road, the witness said. The guest told the newspaper that after seeing Campbell’s BMW sedan hit the ducks, he ran after the vehicle and snapped a photograph of its House-issued license plate.
The man also claimed that Campbell suggested to him the ducks should have gotten out of the way.