Man charged following head-on collision, Nackawic, N.B.

December 22, 2017
Nackawic, New Brunswick

News release

A 22-year-old man has been charged with numerous offences following a head-on collision in Nackawic, N.B.

December 21, 2017, shortly after 4 p.m., West District RCMP Nackawic Detachment responded to a report of a collision on Landegger Drive, where a minivan had collided head-on with another vehicle. The collision happened with enough force that the minivan landed on the front lawn of a nearby home, narrowly missing the house. The driver of the minivan was not injured and fled the scene. The driver of the second vehicle was taken to hospital with serious but what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries. A 22-year-old man was arrested nearby a short time later.

Speed is believed to have been a contributing factor in the collision. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor.

Dylan Thornton of the Nackawic area appeared in Woodstock Provincial court on December 22, 2017 and was charged with dangerous driving, leaving the scene of an accident, taking a vehicle without consent, as well as two counts of breach of probation. He was remanded in custody pending a bail hearing on December 27, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.

The investigation is continuing.


Contact information

S/Sgt. Ross Gorman
West District RCMP

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