Senior dies following crash along Nova Scotia’s Highway 101
An 83-year-old man has died following a two-vehicle crash in Nova Scotia’s Hants County on Tuesday.
Nova Scotia RCMP say the crash happened just before 2:30 p.m. along Highway 101 near St. Croix.
Police believe a car had stopped in the right lane of the divided portion of the highway, and was struck from behind by a commercial truck.
The senior from Margaretville, who was driving the vehicle, died at the scene.
A 78-year-old woman in the passenger seat was sent to hospital via LifeFlight with injuries that aren’t believed to be life-threatening.
The driver of the truck sustained minor injuries.
The section of Highway 101 was closed for 12 hours as police investigated the crash.
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