Cumberland County District RCMP investigating serious off-road vehicle crash

March 20, 2023
Birchwood, Nova Scotia

News release

Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating an off-road vehicle crash that occurred on Thompson Rd. in Birchwood.

On March 19, 2023, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Cumberland County District RCMP, fire and EHS responded to a report of an off-road vehicle crash on Thompson Rd. in Birchwood. RCMP officers learned that a side-by-side had been traveling down Thompson Rd. when it left the roadway, struck a power pole and came to rest in a ditch.

The driver, and sole occupant of the side-by-side, a 51-year-old Pugwash woman suffered serious injuries and was transported to hospital by ambulance. She was later transported to a hospital in Halifax by LifeFlight.

The investigation into the cause of the collision remains ongoing.

File #: 2023-362627


Contact information

Cpl. Chris Marshall
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP

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