A section of highway near Witless Bay was reduced to one lane on Monday following a fatal vehicle collision.

RCMP said the male driver, 30, from Holyrood, was killed in the accident on Witless Bay Line.

He was the only occupant of the vehicle.

Police have not yet released the name of the victim.

Emergency crews responded to the crash on Witless Bay Line, diverting traffic to one lane.

According to CBC's Zach Goudie, RCMP accident reconstruction crews were en route to the scene shortly before 1 p.m.

RCMP said the road will be reduced to one lane until further notice.