RCMP seek witnesses to accident near Sheshatshiu

Police in Labrador continue to investigate a vehicle accident on Route 500, about a kilometre from Sheshatshiu.

Vehicle found in ditch, nobody near accident scene

RCMP say the vehicle was found on Friday morning on Route 500, about a kilometre from Sheshatshiu. (CBC)

RCMP in Labrador continue to investigate an accident on Route 500, about a kilometre from Sheshatshiu.  

Officers were called to the scene around 9:30 Friday morning and found a vehicle -- which they believe had flipped over several times -- in a ditch.

Police said there was no one inside, and nobody around the accident scene.  

It's believed the vehicle was travelling south toward Happy Valley-Goose Bay, and that the accident occurred some time overnight.

Police are trying to determine the cause of the accident and who might have been involved. 

Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to contact the RCMP in Sheshatshiu.