Cumberland County District RCMP investigating fatal collision

October 22, 2023
Fort Lawrence, Nova Scotia

News release

Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Hwy. 2 in Fort Lawrence.

On October 21, 2023, at approximately 10:05 p.m., Cumberland County District RCMP, fire and EHS, responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision on Hwy. 2 in Fort Lawrence. RCMP officers learned that an SUV and a car had been travelling on Hwy. 2 when they collided. The SUV came to rest on its side and the car came to rest in the road.

There were four people in the SUV at the time of the collision, a 21-year-old woman, a 26-year-old man, a 43-year-old woman and a 2-month old infant. The infant, man and 43-year-old woman were all pronounced deceased at the scene. The 21-year-old woman suffered serious injuries and was transported to hospital by ambulance.

There were two people in the car at the time of the collision, a 19-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man. The woman suffered serious injuries and the man suffered minor injuries. Both were transported to hospital by ambulance.

An RCMP collision reconstructionist attended the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

Hwy. 2 was closed for several hours but has since reopened.

Our thoughts are with the victims families, loved ones and communities, at this difficult time.

File #: 2023-1570722


Contact information

Cpl. Chris Marshall
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP

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