Fatal accident involving transit bus

Halifax District RCMP is investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Cow Bay Rd. in Eastern Passage.

At approximately 4 p.m. yesterday afternoon, police were notified of a two-vehicle collision on Cow Bay Rd. Police, fire, and EHS attended the scene and located a collision between a transit bus and a car.

The driver of the car, a 65-year-old woman from Eastern Passage, was transported to hospital by EHS where she succumbed to her injuries. The bus driver and 10 passengers were uninjured.

A collision reconstructionist attended the scene and the investigation is ongoing. Cow Bay Rd. was closed for several hours but has since reopened.

Our thoughts are with the victim’s family at this difficult time.

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