Vehicle catches fire after collision on Hwy 101

August 19, 2017
Hortonville, Nova Scotia

News release

This morning, RCMP attended a vehicle collision and fire.

At approximately 8:28 a.m. this morning, a grey Honda Civic was travelling westbound on Hwy 101 near Hortonville when it hydroplaned, crossed the centre line and was struck by a an oncoming red Toyota Camry travelling eastbound.

After occupants exited the vehicles, the Honda caught fire but was quickly extinguished by the Wolfville Volunteer Fire Department.

The driver of the Honda, a 20-year-old woman, sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Valley Regional Hospital in Kentville.

The two occupants of the Toyota, a 54-year-old man and a 13-year-old boy sustained minor injuries but were released on scene.

EHS and the Wolfville Volunteer Fire Department attended the scene alongside the Department of Transportation.

As a result of the collision, Hwy 101 was temporarily closed but has since reopened.

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Contact information

Cst. Georges El-Azzi
Media Relations Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Cell: 902-222-0154
Email: georges.el-azzi@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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