May 6, 2011, Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) . . . Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash at Exit 3, Highway 101, Mount Uniacke, N.S.
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On May 6, 2011, 2:37 AM, RCMP responded to a single vehicle crash at Exit 3, Highway 101. Police believe that a vehicle failed to stop at the stop sign and crashed through a guard rail. Two people were trapped in the vehicle with air bags deployed. The passenger, a 41-year-old female, died at the scene from her injuries. The 30-year-old driver had to be extracted from his seatbelt and the vehicle. He was transported to the QEII hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
A RCMP Traffic Analyst has been called to investigate the cause of the collision. Alcohol, speed, and seatbelt use are being investigated as causal factors in this investigation.