Nova Scotia

Highway 104 sees 2nd crash in 2 days

Emergency vehicles were called to a second crash on Highway 104 in less than 24 hours.
A hazards response team drains fuel from the transport truck. (Craig Paisley/CBC)

Emergency vehicles were called to a second crash on Highway 104 in less than 24 hours.

A transport truck struck another tractor-trailer on the Trans-Canada Highway near Exit 4 on Friday. It happened just before 8 a.m. in heavy fog.

RCMP said one truck was crossing the median when it hit a westbound vehicle.

No one was hurt.

Wayne Crossan saw the crash site on his way to his job at the Cobequid Pass toll booth.

"Near the top of the mountain there was a semi trailer that had gone off the road," he told CBC News. "Part of the truck is on the guardrail and part of it is on the other side."

The highway westbound was down to one lane. A hazards response team was brought in to drain fuel from a truck.

The same highway reopened at midnight after a crash Thursday afternoon  in which a logging truck spilled its load.

That accident happened between Springhill and Oxford at 4 p.m. RCMP said the driver lost control after a tire blew out, and crossed over into the westbound lanes.

Two logs went through the windshield of a car carrying two people. Two other vehicles were caught in a sea of rolling logs.

No one was seriously hurt. Everyone was treated at the scene.

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