Nova Scotia

RCMP investigating 2-vehicle collision in Lunenburg County

Lunenburg County District RCMP are at the scene of a two-vehicle collision in Martins River. Traffic on Highway 3 near the collision is being rerouted.

Highway 3 near collision location being rerouted

RCMP are at the scene of a two-vehicle collision in Lunenburg County that happened just after 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. (CBC)

Lunenburg County RCMP are investigating a two-vehicle collision that happened shortly after 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to a news release.

Police responded to the collision on Highway 3 near the 7600 block in Martins River.

According to the release, one female sustained a serious head injury and was taken to hospital via Lifeflight, and one male sustained minor injuries and was released from the scene.

The section of Highway 3 where the collision happened is being rerouted to a secondary street and police are asking motorists to avoid the area for the next few hours to avoid further delays.

A collision reconstructionist was called to the scene and the investigation is ongoing.


  • Nova Scotia RCMP initially and incorrectly reported the location of the crash as Highway 103, which was reflected in an earlier version of this story. The story has been updated with the correct location of the crash.
    Sep 16, 2020 8:09 AM AT