RCMP investigating two off-road vehicle collisions

May 23, 2023
Spa Springs, Nova Scotia

News release

Annapolis District RCMP and Meteghan RCMP are investigating two separate off-road vehicle collisions.

On May 22, 2023, at approximately 5:50 a.m., Annapolis District RCMP responded to a report of an off-road vehicle crash on Hwy. 362 in Spa Springs. RCMP officers learned that an ATV was travelling south on Hwy. 362 when it left the road and came to rest in a field. The driver, and lone-occupant, a 31-year-old New Minas man, was pronounced deceased at the scene. An RCMP collision reconstructionist attended the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

At approximately 6:55 a.m., Meteghan RCMP responded to a report of an off-road vehicle crash on a trail in New Tusket. RCMP officers learned that a side-by-side was travelling on a remote trail when it rolled, pinning the driver underneath. The driver, and lone-occupant, a 47-year-old Shelburne man, suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries, and was airlifted to hospital by Lifeflight. The investigation remains ongoing.

File #'s: 2023-703228, 2023-703306


Contact information

Cpl. Chris Marshall
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP

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