Bay Roberts RCMP investigates fatal pedestrian motor-vehicle collision in Spaniard’s Bay

December 16, 2022
Bay Roberts, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

An elderly woman is deceased after she and another woman were both struck by a vehicle while crossing the roadway in Spaniard's Bay yesterday evening.

At approximately 5:30 p.m. on December 15, 2022, Bay Roberts RCMP received a report of the collision and attended the scene. Two women, who were crossing the road near Restaurant 99, were struck by a motorist. One woman died at the scene. The other woman had serious injuries and was transported to Carbonear General Hospital for urgent medical care.

The 43-year-old driver of the vehicle, who showed no signs of impairment, remained at the scene of the collision. It was raining and dark at the time of the collision.

A Collision Reconstructionist with RCMP Traffic Services attended the scene and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is engaged. The investigation is continuing.


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