Halifax District RCMP is investigating a fatal vehicle collision that occurred on Hwy. 103 in Lakeside.
On October 6, at approximately 1 p.m., Halifax District RCMP, Halifax Regional Police, fire services and EHS responded to a report of a vehicle collision on Hwy. 103 in Lakeside. Officers learned that a Santa Fe, travelling east, crossed the median and collided head on with a Jeep Patriot that was travelling west on the highway. The weather is believed to have been a factor in the collision.
The driver of the Jeep Patriot, a 35-year-old Bridgewater woman, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The rear passenger of the Jeep Patriot, a 5-year-old Bridgewater child, suffered serious injuries and was transported to hospital by EHS.
The driver of the Santa Fe, a 62-year-old Upper Tantallon man, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The passenger of the Santa Fe, a 53-year-old Upper Tantallon woman, suffered serious injuries and was transported to hospital by EHS.
A collision reconstructionist attended the scene and the investigation is ongoing.
Hwy. 103 was closed for several hours but has since reopened.
Our thoughts are with the victims’ families at this difficult time.