Colchester District RCMP responded to a 911 call at 2:36 p.m. today, reporting a small red truck that was travelling South in the northbound lanes of Hwy. 102 near Millbrook.
Before police arrived on scene, a collision occurred between the red truck and another vehicle that had been travelling North. The driver of the truck, a 90 year-old man from Central Onslow, died at the scene.
The two occupants of the northbound vehicle were injured and were transported to hospital via ambulance.
Highway 102 is closed in the northbound lanes between the Exit 12 Brookfield to the 102/ 104 interchange. Traffic is being re-routed. An RCMP Collision Analyst has been called to the scene to investigate.
As of 7:15 p.m. it was expected the Highway would be closed for another 60 to 90 minutes.
Source : Media Release