Antigonish RCMP Media Release – Collision

Posted on January 7, 2013

Hwy 104 closed as police investigate collision

January 7, 2013, Antigonish, Nova Scotia . . . RCMP are advising of a closure of Hwy 104 in both directions near Exit 30 in James River due to an earlier motor vehicle collision. Traffic is being re-routed onto Highway 4 at Brierly Brook. This is expected to continue until 11:00 a.m.

Early this morning, at 1:30 a.m., Antigonish RCMP responded to a collision between two transport trucks. One driver was treated and released from St. Martha’s Regional Hospital with minor injuries. The second driver was not injured. A tanker filled with a flammable substance was involved in the collision. Fire officials and a Hazmat team responded but the investigation confirmed there are no leaks.

Roads were snow covered and slippery at the time and conditions are considered a contributing factor to the collision. The collision remains under investigation and no charges have been laid at this time.

Contact person:

Cpl. Shannon Fear
Antigonish RCMP
Office: (902) 863-6500
shannon.fear@rcmp-grc.gc.ca


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