Fall River woman suffers life-threatening injuries in fatal crash

RCMP badge. (Police photo)

LOWER SACKVILLE: A 57-year-old woman from Fall River is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after a fatal collision on the afternoon of May 16 in Lower Sackville.

Halifax District RCMP spokesman Cpl. Dal Hutchinson said police responded to the crash between a dump truck and a 2006 Subaru Outback on Old Sackville Road and Beaver Bank connector at 2:45 p.m.

The mishap claimed the life of a 28-year-old woman from Lower Sackville. She was a passenger in the car. The woman from Fall River was the driver of the vehicle.

Cpl. Hutchinson said the driver of the truck was not injured.

EHS Lifeflight attended the scene, however, did not transport anyone.

An RCMP collision analyst attended the scene and the road remained closed until 1 a.m. this morning, May 17.

He said the investigation is continuing.

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