Bay d’Espoir RCMP investigates fatal crash on Route 360

April 22, 2024
Bay d'Espoir, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

Bay d'Espoir RCMP is investigating a single-vehicle crash that occurred yesterday on Route 360 between Bay d'Espoir and Harbour Breton. A passenger in the vehicle, a 75-year-old woman, succumbed to her injuries at the hospital.

Shortly after 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, police received the report of the crash. A vehicle lost control, departed the highway and went over a steep embankment. Volunteer firefighters from Conne River and Milltown, as well as emergency medical services from Harbour Breton, Hermitage and Conne River, attended the scene. The four occupants were each transported via ambulance to Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre in Grand-Falls Windsor for treatment of various levels of injuries.

A Collision Analyst with RCMP Traffic Services Central attends the scene today and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is engaged.

The investigation is continuing.


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