RCMP investigate fatal collision

January 1, 2018
Upper Tantallon , Nova Scotia

News release

Halifax District RCMP is investigating a fatal two vehicle collision.

Prior to 3 p.m. yesterday, RCMP, EHS and Halifax Regional Fire responded to a collision on Highway 103 in Upper Tantallon, between Exits 5 and 5A. The collision claimed the life of a 64-year-old man from Lunenburg County, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Initial investigation determined that his vehicle, a 2006 Saturn Ion, was struck from behind by a 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier. Both vehicles were travelling west bound at the time of the collision. The driver of the Cavalier, a 17-year-old male from Lunenburg County, was treated at the scene by EHS for minor injuries.

An RCMP Collision Analyst attended the scene which resulted in a section of Highway 103 being closed for several hours. The investigation is continuing.

Our thoughts are with the victim's family at this difficult time.


Contact information

Cpl. Dal Hutchinson
Media Relations Officer
Halifax District RCMP
Cell: 902-222-0154

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