Nfld. & Labrador

Woman dies after ATV accident on Newfoundland's west coast

A woman succumbed to injuries she suffered after the ATV she was riding tipped over.

RCMP say the 47-year-old was driving a side-by-side which tipped over

Police were called to the accident in Gull Pond, in Newfoundland's Bay St. George region, but said the woman, who had serious injuries, died in hospital. (CBC)

Police say a 47-year-old woman is dead after the ATV she was driving near Stephenville tipped on its side.

Bay St. George RCMP responded to a report of a single-ATV collision Tuesday at 11 a.m.

The machine was a side-by-side model and the woman was travelling on a gravel road, according to police.

She was taken to hospital in Stephenville with serious injuries, but died a short time later.