Police investigating fatal collision involving tractor-trailer

East Hants District RCMP is investigating a fatal collision that occurred in Elmsdale.

On January 4, 2024, at approximately 9:26 a.m., East Hants District RCMP, fire and EHS responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision on Hwy. 214. Upon arrival at the scene, RCMP officers learned that a Black Ford F-350 and a semi-tractor and trailer had been travelling in opposite direction on Hwy. 214 when they collided.

The driver and sole occupant of the Black Ford F-350, a 37-year-old Dutch Settlement man was pronounced deceased on scene.

The driver and sole occupant of the semi-tractor trailer, a 34-year-old Moncton, New Brunswick, man was uninjured.

An RCMP collision reconstructionist attended the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

Hwy. 214 is expected to be closed for several hours.

Our thoughts are with the victim’s loved ones as this difficult time.


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