Clarenville RCMP investigates head-on fatal collision on TCH near Goobies Weigh Scales

January 27, 2023
Clarenville, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

Two people are deceased following a head-on collision that occurred yesterday evening on the Trans-Canada Highway east of the Goobies Weigh Scales.

Shortly before 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, police received and responded to the report of the collision which involved a pickup truck and a SUV. Both drivers, a 46-year-old man and a 53-year-old woman, died as a result of the crash. The only other occupant, who was a passenger in the truck, was transported to the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville for medical attention of non-life-threatening injuries.

A Collision Reconstructionist with RCMP Traffic Services attended the scene. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is engaged and the investigation is continuing.


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