Fatal accident on highway 105

RCMP Northeast Traffic Services is investigating a motor vehicle collision that occurred on Hwy. 105 in Hillside Boularderie.

At approximately 9:20 a.m. yesterday morning, police were notified of a motor vehicle collision on Hwy. 105 in Hillside Boularderie. Police, fire and EHS attended the scene where it was determined that a motorcycle had been travelling on Hwy. 105 when it lost control. Both motorcycle riders were ejected as a result.

The motorcycle driver, a 58-year-old man from Newfoundland, suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital by ambulance. The motorcycle passenger, a 53-year-old woman from Newfoundland, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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

Hwy. 105 was closed for approximately 8 hours but has since reopened.

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

Source: Release

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