Nova Scotia

1 dead after vehicle crash on Louisbourg Highway

A man is dead after a car crash Thursday on the Louisbourg Highway in Cape Breton. Two people were taken to hospital but later released.

2 passengers treated in hospital, released

A man is dead after a car crash Thursday on the Louisbourg Highway in Cape Breton.

Cape Breton Regional Police attended the scene at 5:30 p.m.

A truck had left the road and was on fire with an individual trapped inside.

A man in his 30s was pronounced dead on the scene.

Two other passengers, a man and woman in their late 20s, were ejected from the vehicle.

They were transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and were later released.

An investigation is underway.

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