Fatal crash in Pictou County

Staff ~ The New Glasgow News thebuzz@tc.tc
Published on June 11, 2014


A 79-year-old Thorburn man was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle collision on Shore Road in Ponds, Pictou County, Wednesday.

At approximately 4:20 p.m., RCMP, paramedics and local fire departments responded to the two-vehicle collision involving an SUV and a tractor-trailer.

The driver of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not hurt. 

Motorists are advised that all traffic on Shore Road will be diverted to Arbuckle Road at Barney's River Road. An RCMP collision analyst is en route to the scene and the cause of the collision is under investigation.