On August 9 at approximately 3:10 p.m., RCMP responded to a collision between a motorcycle and a SUV on Highway 105 near Prince Mine Road, in Bras d’Or. Cape Breton Regional Police, EHS and the Fire Department also responded.
The driver of the motorcycle, a 59-year-old man from Glace Bay, was transported to hospital by EHS with life threatening injuries, before being air lifted to the QEII Hospital in Halifax. The female driver, and male passenger of the SUV, both from Albert Bridge were not injured in the collision.
Highway 105 was closed for several hours while an RCMP Collision Analyst attended the scene. Traffic was diverted during that time, and the road was re-opened at 10:30 p.m.