On November 6, 2017, at approximately 8:00 p.m., Whitbourne RCMP received a report of a pickup truck travelling westbound in the eastbound lane on the Trans-Canada Highway near Whitbourne. Police erected roadblocks to temporarily stop traffic and prevent a possible collision.
The pickup was safely located and the driver was taken to hospital to receive medical attention. The RCMP does not expect to lay charges in connection with this incident.
Whitbourne RCMP would like to thank the general public for their assistance in this matter. Motorists are reminded to be aware of their surroundings at all times.