© Hants County Journal
Traffic was at a standstill as emergency responders and the RCMP responded to a serious collision.
RCMP say a major collision has closed Highway 101 in both directions between Exits 7 and 8.
The accident was reported via 911 around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and happened near Exit 7 in Falmouth. A release from police states several vehicles are involved, including a tractor-trailer and a motor home.
The occupants of the vehicles have suffered serious injuries, some of which are believed to be life-threatening.
Those injured include two adults and three children – aged three, six and eight. An emergency life-flight helicopter was called to the scene.
The cause of the accident is under investigation.