RCMP investigates fatal collision

October 15, 2019
Barneys River Station, Nova Scotia

News release

Pictou County District RCMP is investigating a fatal two-vehicle collision that occurred yesterday on Hwy 104 in Barneys River Station.

At 7:35 p.m., RCMP responded to a 911 call of a collision on Hwy. 104 in Barneys River Station. Preliminary investigation indicates a westbound transport truck veered into the oncoming lane and collided head-on with a Pontiac G6. The occupants of the car, a 51-year-old female and a 74-year-old female, both from Antigonish, were pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the transport truck was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

An RCMP Collision Analyst attended the scene and Hwy. 104 remains closed. Traffic is diverted to Hwy 4 westbound at Exit 29 and eastbound at exit 26.

Our thoughts are with the family of the victims at this difficult time.

File # 20191564819


Contact information

Sgt. Andrew Joyce
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Cell: 902-222-0154

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