On October 29, 2019, at approximately 6:20 p.m., Bay Roberts RCMP, Bay de Grave Fire Department, and local ambulances responded to a three-vehicle collision near Roaches Line on Veterans Memorial Highway. The collision involved a cube van, a pickup truck, and a small sedan. The drivers of each vehicle were transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The collision resulted in the closure of Veterans Memorial Highway for a period of time while emergency crews worked to clear the scene. The cause of the collision remains under investigation. RCMP asks anyone who may have dash cam footage or who witnessed the collision to contact the Bay Roberts RCMP at 709-786-2118.
This is the second serious collision on Veterans Memorial Highway in the past week. RCMP NL encourages safe driving practises and will continue to patrol Veterans Memorial Highway and charge those who are violating the Highway Traffic Act.