UPDATED: Hilden man identified as driver of truck that hit RCMP vehicle in Shubenacadie

The truck that hit an RCMP vehicle from the dashcame of the cruiser. (RCMP photo)

SHUBENACADIE: Colchester District RCMP have identified the truck and driver from the incident that occurred on April 16 in Shubenacadie East.

A 20-year-old man from Hilden was arrested without incident and charges are pending.

The investigation is ongoing.

The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.


On April 16 at approximately 8 p.m., a member of Colchester District RCMP had their vehicle damaged when it was struck by a truck that was fleeing the area.

The police officer was investigating the truck and its occupants, as it was parked behind a recycling business on Hwy. 2 in Shubenacadie. The police vehicle was “nose to nose” with the truck, and the police officer saw the driver discarding a box of beer on the lawn of the business.

The driver of the truck then backed up, and attempted to drive around the police vehicle, striking the police vehicle in the rear driver’s side.

The spot where the RCMP vehicle was hit near Shubenacadie.

Police say the truck left the area, headed towards Stewiacke. The police officer saw two men inside the truck.

#CanYouHelp identify the driver of this truck? There should be some damage to the front bumper.

The truck is described as:
• 2016-2018 Chevrolet Silverado (grey or light blue)
• regular cab with a suspension lift kit
• window visors
• after market rims & tires
• roll bar
• chrome bumper

Please call Colchester District RCMP at 902 893-6820 if you have information about this truck or the driver.