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FALL RIVER: A 17-year-old man was seriously injured in a late night, two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 2 and Fall River Road, police say.

In a release at 1:30 a.m. on August 11, A/Watch Commander for Halifax District RCMP Sgt. Craig Smith said police responded to a collision involving a motorcycle and GMC van. The incident occurred at approximately 10 p.m. on Aug. 10.

“The driver of the motorcycle was thrown from his bike and sustained injuries,” said Sgt. Smith.

The driver of the van did not sustain any injuries.

Firefighters from Station 45 (Fall River) responded to the scene. Police had a portion of the intersection closed to traffic for a short time as the investigation occurred.

The man was transported by EHS to the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax with serious, but not life threatening injuries.

Sgt. Smith said an RCMP Accident Scene Analyst is at the site of the crash.

The investigation into the accident continues.



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