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Happy outcome following Scotch Village accident

The lone occupant of a Chevy truck escaped unharmed from a single motor vehicle accident on Vaughan Road in Scotch Village Dec. 20.
The lone occupant of a Chevy truck escaped unharmed from a single motor vehicle accident on Vaughan Road in Scotch Village Dec. 20. - Mark Goudge

SCOTCH VILLAGE, N.S. — First responders attended several calls for assistance Dec. 19-20 due to slippery road conditions.

On Dec. 20, around 12:20 p.m., a man lost control of his vehicle while driving along Vaughan Road in Scotch Village, crashing into the ditch.

The single-vehicle accident 2017, is believed to have been caused by slippery conditions.

Members of the Brooklyn Fire Department attended the scene, where they assisted with traffic and performed an extrication.

Cpl. Jennifer Clarke, a media relations officer with the RCMP, said there was no need for an investigation or charges.

Despite the accident, Clarke said there was a nice outcome.

“The nice holiday themed part of it is that the man was delivering food to needy families,” Clarke said. “And our amazing RCMP officer who attended the scene, Cst. Ron Irvine, helped him load the food back into his vehicle.”

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