Man airlifted to Halifax hospital after New Glasgow collision

Published on May 19, 2017

New Glasgow Police News

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NEW GLASGOW - A 26-year-old man in critical condition was airlifted to Halifax on Friday after a three-vehicle collision in New Glasgow.

At 5:45 p.m. this afternoon, New Glasgow Regional Police were dispatched via 911 to a collision involving a lone 50-year-old male driver of a Ford F-150 truck, a lone 34-year-old male driver of a Honda Civic and a 26-year-old male driver of a Kawasaki KL250 motorcycle.

Police said the Ford F-150 truck was travelling northbound on North Provost Street and attempting to make a left hand turn when the motorcycle, travelling southbound, collided with the truck and then collided with the Honda, which was also travelling northbound behind the Ford F-150 truck.

The driver of the motorcycle was taken to the Aberdeen Hospital by Emergency Health Services, is in critical condition and was airlifted to the QEII in Halifax. The driver of the Honda Civic also received non-life threatening injuries.

New Glasgow Fire Department and New Glasgow Regional Police Traffic Unit and Identification Unit also responded. The traffic was closed in both directions on North Provost Street for several hours.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.