A New Hampshire mother was killed in a car crash Sunday morning in Concord, and her 5-year-old son who was a passenger in the car was taken to a hospital for evaluation, authorities said.
New Hampshire State Police said the crash took place around 5:30 a.m. After responding to a call for debris on Interstate-93 south, troopers found a 2018 Hyundai Elantra against some trees, approximately 30 feet down an embankment.
The driver, who was later identified as 33-year-old Elisabeth Philbrick, of Concord, was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Police said Philbrick's son appeared uninjured but he was transported to Concord Hospital for evaluation.
Due to the collision, one lane of the highway was shut down for nearly five hours until the vehicle was removed.
State police say speed appears to have been a factor, though all aspects of the crash remain under investigation.
Anyone with information related to the fatal crash is encouraged to call police at 603-223-8837.