(Dover, NH) - A  Massachusetts man is hospitalized after a Monday morning accident on the Spaulding Turnpike that backed-up traffic for several miles.

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State Police say 63 year old Martin Gavin was southbound on the highway just before Exit 9 when his pick-up truck left the roadway and rolled over several times.

Gavin was thrown from the vehicle and suffered serious injuries. He was airlifted to Mass general Hospital in Boston after the accident just before 11 am.

Traffic in both directions was backed-up for over an hour.