Middleton RCMP responded to a call of a vehicle submerged in a nearby river this morning.
At approximately 9:39 a.m. today, a blue Chevrolet Cruze was travelling eastbound on Hwy 101 near Lequille when it hydroplaned, crossed the centre line and travelled down an embankment into a nearby river.
The driver, a 21-year-old woman, exited the vehicle on her own through the passenger door.
EHS and the Annapolis Royal Volunteer Fire Department attended the scene alongside the Department of Transportation, who assisted a tow truck in removing the vehicle from the water.
The driver was examined on scene and had no injuries.
This morning, RCMP attended a vehicle collision and fire.
At approximately 8:28 a.m. this morning, a grey Honda Civic was travelling westbound on Hwy 101 near Hortonville when it hydroplaned, crossed the centre line and was struck by a an oncoming red Toyota Camry travelling eastbound.
After occupants exited the vehicles, the Honda caught fire but was quickly extinguished by the Wolfville Volunteer Fire Department.
The driver of the Honda, a 20-year-old woman, sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Valley Regional Hospital in Kentville.
The two occupants of the Toyota, a 54-year-old man and a 13-year-old boy, sustained minor injuries but were released on scene.
EHS and the Wolfville Volunteer Fire Department attended the scene alongside the Department of Transportation.
As a result of the collision, Hwy 101 was temporarily closed but has since reopened.
Source: Media Release