Highway 103 crash in Brooklyn kills 26-year-old woman
Tractor-trailer, pickup truck and small car involved in crash, say Nova Scotia RCMP
A 26-year-old woman is dead after a three-vehicle crash on Highway 103 near Brooklyn on the province's South Shore Thursday afternoon.
The crash happened between the Port Medway Road exit and the Liverpool exit.
A tractor-trailer, a pickup truck and a small car collided head-on, said Nova Scotia RCMP. The tractor-trailer flipped onto its side and later burst into flames.
The 26-year-old woman who died was a passenger in the small car. The driver of that car — a 40-year-old man — is in hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the pickup truck was taken to hospital with serious injuries and the driver of the tractor-trailer had minor injuries.
A section of Highway 103 is expected to be closed for the rest of the day and motorists are being asked to avoid the stretch between Exit 17A and Exit 19.
The CBC's Mary-Catherine McIntosh was at the scene and says several loud pops could be heard coming from the truck. She said she could feel the heat from the fire as she drove by.