Nova Scotia

Woman killed in 3-vehicle crash

A woman was killed Friday evening in a crash involving three vehicles on Highway 104 near Barneys River, police say.

A woman was killed Friday evening in a crash involving three vehicles on Highway 104 near Barneys River, police say.

Pictou County RCMP were called to the scene of the accident at about 5:37 p.m. A Jeep SUV, a van and a sedan were all heading west at the time of the crash, Cpl. Lisa Wittington said.

The female driver of the van was killed. Her name is not being released until next-of-kin are contacted.

Two other occupants of the van were taken to the Aberdeen Hospital in New Glasgow in serious condition.

A male passenger in the van and the lone occupant of the Jeep were treated at the scene for minor injuries, Wittington said. The driver of the sedan was not hurt.

Road conditions were icy at the time of the accident, she said.

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