Nova Scotia

Man, 53, dead following crash in Victoria County

The driver of a motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene after a head-on collision with a car on Highway 105 in Victoria County on Saturday.

Motorcycle, car collided near Englishtown

A Sydney man is dead after a car and an motorcycle collided on Highway 105 Saturday afternoon. (David Bell/CBC)

A 53-year-old man from Sydney, N.S., was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash in Victoria County on Saturday.

Emergency services responded to a crash between a motorcycle and a Hyundai Elantra on Highway 105 near Englishtown at 4:42 p.m., according to RCMP spokesperson Sgt. Andrew Joyce.

The motorcycle and the car were travelling in opposite directions on the highway when they collided, Joyce said.

The driver of the motorcycle died.

The driver of the car, a 45-year-old woman, and her three passengers did not appear to be injured, Joyce said.

Highway 105 was closed until 11 p.m. Saturday but has since reopened.

Police are investigating the collision.