Baddeck RCMP investigates fatal collision

August 20, 2017
Kempt Head, Nova Scotia

News release

Baddeck RCMP is investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision on Kempt Head Rd.

At approximately 4:30 p.m. yesterday, RCMP responded to a fatal single vehicle collision involving a white Toyota Corolla in Kempt Head. Four occupants were in the car at the time of the collision.

As a result of the collision, a 22-year-old man who was a passenger in the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. Two other passengers – a 27-year-old man and a 22-year-old man – were transported to Cape Breton Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver, a 24-year-old man, was arrested on scene without incident. Charges are pending in relation to the collision.

The vehicle was seized and the investigation is ongoing.

Victoria County District RCMP, an RCMP Collision Analyst, EHS, and the Boularderie, Bras d'Or and Ross Ferry Volunteer Fire Departments attended the scene.

Our thoughts are with the victim's family and friends at this difficult time.


Contact information

Cst. Georges El-Azzi
Media Relations Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Cell: 902-222-0154

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