Royal Canadian Mounted Police
A 21-year-old man is dead and three other young adults have been sent to hospital after a car crash near the 2028 block of Beaverbank Rd., Beaverbank on Sunday morning.
RCMP were called to the scene of the single-vehicle crash at approximately 1:30 a.m. Preliminary investigation has revealed that a Honda Civic with four occupants left the roadway. Two women were ejected during the crash and are presently at hospital with serious injuries. The driver is also at hospital with injuries sustained in the crash.
A 21-year-old passenger from Beaver Bank was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 2000 block of Beaver Bank Rd. is closed to traffic while an RCMP collision analyst is on the scene. It is expected that road will be closed until mid-morning.
Police say an investigation into the cause of the crash continues and alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.