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. Cory McGraw/ Global News

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.

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

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