(Updated) Lower Sackville RCMP on scene of fatal two vehicle collision

Update: Collision claims second life

At 7:20 p.m. last evening, Halifax District RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision on Hwy 2 at Abilene Ave. in Wellington. A 15-year-old female, who was an occupant in a 2004 Ford Focus, was transported by EHS Lifeflight to the IWK with serious injuries where she later passed away.

An 87-year-old man, who was the lone occupant in a 2005 Chevrolet Impala, died at the scene.

The second vehicle, a Ford Focus, was occupied by four youth. The driver, a 19-year-old male, was transported to the QEII by EHS LifeFlight with serious injuries. A 13-year-old female was transported to the IWK with non-life threatening injuries. A 19-year-old male was transported by EHS to the Dartmouth General Hospital with minor injuries.

An RCMP collision analyst attended the scene to examine it for evidence. The road remained closed for several hours. The investigation into the cause of the collision is ongoing.


Lower Sackville RCMP is currently on scene of a fatal two vehicle collision in Wellington.

At 7:20 p.m. this evening, Lower Sackville RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision on Hwy 2 at Abilene Ave. in Wellington. A 19-year-old man was transported to hospital by LifeFlight with serious injuries and an 80-year-old man travelling in a seperate car died at the scene.

An RCMP collision reconstructionist is on scene as the investigation continues. The road will remain closed to both lanes of traffic for some time.


Source: Media Release

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