Vehicle hydroplanes into river off Hwy 101

August 19, 2017
Lequille, Nova Scotia

News release

Middleton RCMP responded to a call of a vehicle submerged in a nearby river this morning.

At approximately 9:39 a.m. today, a blue Chevrolet Cruze was travelling eastbound on Hwy 101 near Lequille when it hydroplaned, crossed the centre line and travelled down an embankment into a nearby river.

The driver, a 21-year-old woman, exited the vehicle on her own through the passenger door.

EHS and the Annapolis Royal Volunteer Fire Department attended the scene alongside the Department of Transportation, who assisted a tow truck in removing the vehicle from the water.

The driver was examined on scene and had no injuries.


Contact information

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

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