11/09/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/09/2019 15:48
RCMP Northeast Traffic Services is investigating a fatal single vehicle crash that occurred on November 7 on Hwy. 105 in Boularderie East in Cape Breton.
At approximately 7:55 p.m., the RCMP received a report of a collision involving an SUV. The investigation indicated that the driver failed to make a right turn causing the vehicle to go off the roadway. The driver and the only passenger in the vehicle were transported to hospital by EHS. The passenger, an 86-year-old man from Newfoundland, died later that evening while in the hospital. The driver, an 83-year-old from Ontario, suffered serious injuries as a result of the collision.
The investigation is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the victim's family at this difficult time.
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