Nova Scotia

1 dead, 1 injured in New Waterford car crash

One man in his 20s is dead and another man is in critical condition after a single car crash in New Waterford, police say.

One man in his 20s is dead and another man is in critical condition after a  single car crash in New Waterford, police say.

The crash happened at about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday on Hinchey Avenue, between the Lingan Mine and the Lingan Power plant.

The first man was declared dead at the scene, police say. The other man, also in his 20s, was taken to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.  

The roads around the area have been blocked off while police investigate the cause of the crash. They expect to be there for the next few hours.