Canso RCMP responds to serious collision

May 2, 2021
Canso, Nova Scotia

News release

Canso RCMP are investigating after an off-road vehicle collision on Water St. in Canso.

At approximately 12:45 a.m. this morning, police were notified of a single vehicle collision involving an ATV on Water St. Police, fire and EHS attended the scene and found a damaged ATV and three women laying in a ditch nearby. The driver of the ATV, a 44-year-old woman, sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital by LifeFlight. The two passengers, an 18-year-old woman and a 16-year-old woman, sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries and were taken to Eastern Memorial Hospital in Canso.

The ATV has been seized by police and the investigation is ongoing. Alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor.

File# 2021-592233


Contact information

Cpl. Chris Marshall
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Cell: 902-222-0154

Date modified: