On January 28th, 2020, at 5:30 p.m., Queens District RCMP along with New Glasgow Fire Department and Island EMS responded to a two-vehicle head on collision on Route 2 in Pleasant Valley.
The collision resulted in the road being closed while emergency personnel treated the occupants of the vehicles and cleared the scene. The collision occurred between two cars, a Dodge Dart and a Toyota Camry. All the occupants of the vehicles, three in total, were brought to Prince County Hospital as a result of their non-life threatening injuries. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Alcohol was not a factor although weather conditions at the time of the collision were not favourable as roads were snow covered and visibility was reduced due to blowing snow.
Queens RCMP responded to two other collisions on January 28th. One on Route 2 in Hunter River between two vehicles which occurred at approximately 3:00 p.m. and did not result in any injuries. The other which occured on Route 19 in Meadowbank at approximately 9:15 p.m. which involved a single vehicle and resulted in the driver, a 17 year -old Cumberland girl, being taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for non-life threatening.
Police would like to remind motorists to reduce speed when road and weather conditions are questionable to assist with your ability to react to the many challenges winter weather can bring.