RCMP responds to serious collision

June 29, 2021
East Mountain, Nova Scotia

News release

Colchester County District RCMP is investigating after a motor vehicle collision on Highway 104 in East Mountain.

At approximately 11:15 a.m. yesterday morning, police were notified of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 104 in East Mountain. Police, fire and EHS attended the scene and found that a car had been heading east on Highway 104 when the driver lost control. The vehicle left the roadway and suffered significant damage as a result.

The driver of the car, a 23-year-old man, sustained minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital by ambulance. The passenger of the car, a 22-year-old female, sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital by Lifeflight.

A collision reconstructionist attended the scene, and the investigation is ongoing.

Distracted driving is believed to have been a factor.

Highway 104 eastbound was closed for several hours but has since reopened.

File # 2021-923837

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Contact information

Cpl. Chris Marshall
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Cell: 902-222-0154
chris.marshall@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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