**** RCMP Media Release
At 12:35 a.m. this morning, an RCMP officer travelling South on Hammonds Plains Rd. noticed a vehicle travelling toward him at a high rate of speed. He turned the police vehicle around and attempted to stop the vehicle, but could not locate it. He was still looking for the vehicle when he came upon a single-vehicle collision near a service station at the intersection of Pockwock Rd. and Hammonds Plains Rd.
A small white car was on fire, one young male had been ejected from the car and was on the road, and the other young male was in the driver’s seat. The car had damaged two utility poles during the collision. The RCMP officer put out the fire and provided medical assistance to both males while awaiting medical assistance. Both of them were transported to hospital via EHS with what is believed to be serious injuries. No one else was involved in the collision.
RCMP were on scene for several hours with both lanes of Hammonds Plains Rd. closed to traffic, while an RCMP Collision Analyst examined the scene. RCMP left the area early this morning, however crews remain at the scene repairing the damaged utility poles.
The collision remains under investigation