Just before 1:00 a.m. Saturday morning, Whitbourne RCMP responded to a report of a vehicle traveling westbound in the eastbound lane on the Trans-Canada Highway.
While enroute to the vehicle, officers were notified of a two-vehicle collision at the overpass of the Hodgewater Line exit, near Makinsons. A vehicle had been traveling westbound in the eastbound lane and collided with another vehicle.
The 32-year-old male driver of one of the vehicles, a SUV, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Two female passengers in the SUV received non-life-threatening injuries in the crash and were brought to hospital. The driver, and lone occupant, of the second vehicle received minor injuries and was also transported to hospital.
The investigation into the crash is ongoing.
Anyone with information that may help with the investigation into this crash is asked to contact the Whitbourne RCMP at 709-759-2600. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP190 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637), or by webtip at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.