The Royal Canadian Mount Police say three people died following separate collisions which occurred in Nova Scotia late on Friday and earlier today.
“At approximately 10:57 a.m. this morning, police were notified of a collision on the Ferry Rd. in Wallace,” the RCMP said in a statement.
The statement further added that Cumberland County District RCMP, Fire and EHS attended the scene and found a SUV off the road in a ditch along the roadway with minor damage to the vehicle.
The driver of the SUV, a 82-year-old man from Wallace was pronounced deceased at the scene. Preliminary investigation indicates the vehicle left the roadway and went straight into the ditch.
The RCMP also added that police were called to a single-vehicle crash on the East Clifford Rd. in East Clifford, at approximately 8:19 a.m. this morning,
The RCMP, Fire and EHS attended the scene and found a Side-by-Side ATV near the roadway upright with extensive damage, the RCMP said, adding that the driver, a 66-year-old man from East Clifford was pronounced deceased at the scene. There were no passengers in the vehicle.
Police responded to another collision on Hwy. 3 in Barrington Passage, on Friday, November 3, 2021, at approximately 5:50 p.m., the RCMP said.
Police and emergency responders attended the scene and found a 41-year-old Barrington man had been struck by a pickup truck while crossing the roadway. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The 34-year-old male driver of the truck and two minor occupants were uninjured, the RCMP added.