Digby RCMP investigating fatal collision

December 22, 2022
Roxville, Nova Scotia

News release

Digby RCMP is investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Hwy. 217 in Roxville.

On December 22, 2022, at approximately 8:55 a.m., Digby RCMP, fire and EHS responded to a report of a collision on Hwy. 217 in Roxville. RCMP officers learned that a pickup truck and a panel van were travelling in opposite directions on Hwy. 217 when they collided.

The driver and sole occupant of the panel van, a 57-year-old Bayview man, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver and sole occupant of the pickup truck, a 35-year-old Roxville man, suffered serious injuries and was transported to hospital by ambulance.

A collision reconstructionist is at the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

Hwy. 217 is currently closed and is expected to remain closed for several hours.

Our thoughts are with the victim's family at this difficult time.

File #: 2022-1828108


Contact information

Cpl. Chris Marshall
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP

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