Police investigating fatal motor vehicle collision in Dartmouth

Halifax Regional Police investigate fatal motor vehicle collision in Dartmouth on June 6th, 2019. Ashley Field/Global News

A man has died following a fatal motor vehicle collision in Dartmouth Thursday night.

Halifax Regional Police responded to the area of Akerley Boulevard East of Gloria McCluskey Avenue to a report of a vehicle on fire around 11 p.m.

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After an investigation, it was determined that the vehicle was travelling West bound on Akerley Boulevard and went off the road striking a guardrail and then a wall before catching fire.

Police say the fire was extinguished by another motorist.

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The male passenger was helped from the vehicle and taken to hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The male driver was declared deceased at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.


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