January 2, 2018 4:15 pm
Updated: January 3, 2018 4:31 am

One person killed in fatal crash on N.S. Hwy 102

Emergency crews were called to a serious accident on Highway 102 near the Halifax Stanfield International Airport on Tuesday afternoon.

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RCMP responded to the scene of a fatal collision on Highway 102 near the Stanfield International Airport Tuesday afternoon, where at least one person was pulled from a vehicle by bystanders.

The accident happened at around 3 p.m. and RCMP confirm one person died at the scene.

According to RCMP Cpl. Dal Hutchinson, a vehicle travelling northbound past exit 6 crossed the median and struck a vehicle travelling southbound.

Witnesses reported the first vehicle caught fire and bystanders had to smash a window to pull an occupant out.

Emergency crews responded and a LifeFlight helicopter was dispatched.

At least one injured person was transported to hospital by the LifeFlight helicopter.

Highway 102 southbound has since reopened after being closed for most of the evening while police investigated the collision.

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