3 people killed in crash on Veterans Memorial Highway

Bay Roberts RCMP say three people died in a head-on collision Monday on the Veterans Memorial Highway, with a fourth person taken to hospital for treatment.

Police reopened the road just after 5:30 p.m. Monday

Emergency responders on the scene of a fatal collision on Veterans Memorial Highway Monday. (Janelle Kelly/CBC)

Three people are dead following a head-on collision Monday on Veterans Memorial Highway. 

A fourth person has been taken to hospital for treatment, according to Bay Roberts RCMP. 

The accident happened around noon, and the section of highway from Makinsons to Roaches Line was closed for several hours. 

Police reopened the road just after 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Police, fire and ambulance crews were on the scene from about noon to just before 6 p.m.

A collision analyst and other RCMP officers had also been on the scene. 

Police say three people are dead and another has been taken to hospital following a two-vehicle crash on the Avalon Peninsula. (Janelle Kelly/CBC)