Channel-Port aux Basques RCMP investigates fatal commercial vehicle crash

June 10, 2024
Channel-Port aux Basques, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

A 63-year-old man is deceased following a single-vehicle crash on the Trans-Canada Highway near South Branch on June 7, 2024.

Shortly before 4:00 a.m. on Friday, Channel-Port aux Basques RCMP received a report from a passing motorist who observed an overturned tractor trailer off the highway. Police attended the scene and located the driver of the vehicle deceased inside.

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


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