Update: Collision claims life of 80-year-old Dieppe woman

February 19, 2021
Havelock, New Brunswick

News release

Update: The 81-year-old woman from Dieppe, who was in the car succumbed to her injuries on February 14, 2021. The investigation is ongoing.

An 80-year-old woman from Dieppe has died following a two-vehicle collision in Havelock, N.B.

On February 11, 2021, at approximately 5:15 p.m., members of the Caledonia Region RCMP, Petitcodiac Fire Department and Ambulance New Brunswick responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision between a tractor-trailer and a car on the Trans-Canada Highway, near kilometre marker 396.

The collision is believed to have occurred when the tractor-trailer travelling eastbound collided with a car attempting to change lanes. An 80-year-old woman who was the driver of the car died at the scene as a result of her injuries. An 81-year-old woman from Dieppe, who was a passenger in the car, was transported to hospital with what are believed to be serious injuries. A 63-year-old man from Shediac Bridge, who was the sole occupant of the tractor-trailer, suffered what are believed to be minor injuries and was transported to hospital.

An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the woman's exact cause of death.

The investigation is ongoing.


Contact information

Cpl. Tamara Patterson
Caledonia Region Detachment
Southeast District RCMP

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