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Collision in Barney’s River, NS, injures three

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A two-vehicle collision Saturday morning injured three people and left a portion of Highway 104 closed.

Shortly before 8:30 a.m., RCMP say a small car lost control and crossed the centre line into the path of an oncoming pickup truck in Barney’s River, N.S.

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Police say the occupants of the car, a man and woman, sustained serious injuries and were transported to hospital in Halifax.

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The passenger of the pickup truck received minor injuries, but the driver was not hurt.

RCMP say the investigation into the crash remains ongoing.

A detour is in place and traffic has been diverted between Exits 27 and 32.

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