Pictou County District RCMP investigating motor vehicle crash

February 6, 2023
Eden Lake, Nova Scotia

News release

Pictou County District RCMP is investigating a motor vehicle crash that occurred on Sherbrooke Rd. in Eden Lake.

On February 5, 2023, at approximately 12:15 a.m., Pictou County District RCMP, fire and EHS responded to a report of a single vehicle crash on Sherbrooke Rd. in Eden Lake. RCMP officers learned that a Toyota Corolla had been travelling on Sherbrooke Rd. when it left the roadway and struck a ditch.

A passenger, a 16-year-old from Pictou, was ejected from the vehicle and sustained life-threatening injuries. They were transported to local hospital by EHS and then transferred to a hospital in Halifax by LifeFlight.

The 18-year-old driver from Scotch Hill and a second passenger, a 17-year-old from Pictou, suffered minor injuries and were transported to hospital. There were no other occupants in the vehicle.

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

Sherbrooke Rd. was closed temporarily but has since reopened.

File #: 2023-162519


Contact information

Cpl. Chris Marshall
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP

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