**** RCMP Media Release
Fatal collision claims child’s life
Lower South River, Antigonish County, Nova Scotia
At approximately 12:10 p.m. on July 28, Antigonish RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision on South Side Harbour Rd. in Lower South River. Police were assisted at the scene by EHS and volunteer firefighters. The vehicle was occupied by three people, and one passenger, a three-year-old male, died at the scene.
An RCMP collision re-constructionist was called to examine the scene, and the investigation is ongoing. South Side Harbour Rd. was closed for several hours while police were on scene. The driver, a 32-year-old woman from Antigonish County, is facing charges of Impaired Operation of a Conveyance, Operation of a Conveyance with a Blood Alcohol Level Over 80 mg%, and Breach of Probation.