P.E.I. man flown to Halifax hospital after multi-vehicle crash
Head-on collision between pickup and car
A P.E.I. man suffered serious injuries and has been flown to a hospital in Halifax after his car collided with a pickup truck near Central Bedeque.
Cpl. Nick Doyle, with Prince District RCMP, said the call came in around 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
"It was a head-on collision between a truck and a car," he said.
Two people in the truck were sent to hospital with minor injuries.
Route 1A in Central Bedeque was closed between Hogg Road and Route 171 early Thursday evening because the collision, Doyle said.
That stretch of road was reopened as of Friday morning.
About 20 members of the Kinkora fire department also responded to the multi-vehicle accident along with Island EMS. Highway safety was also on scene.
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- A previous version of this story said the man who was airlifted to hospital was the driver of the pickup truck. RCMP have corrected the information they provided. In fact, the driver of the car was airlifted to hospital.Feb 14, 2020 2:39 PM AT