New Glasgow collision

A man driving a motorcycle was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries following a collision with an SUV in New Glasgow on July 16.

(New Glasgow Regional Police photo)

A 56-year-old man was airlifted to hospital in Halifax with life-threatening injuries following a collision between an SUV and motorcycle in New Glasgow on July 16.

At approximately 12:05 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police, New Glasgow Fire Department, Pictou District RCMP, Stellarton Police Service, Westville Police Service, RCMP Traffic Services and Emergency Health Services responded to the collision on East River Road. The collision occurred in the northbound lane, between Pine Street and Atlantic Drive. 

The driver of the SUV, a 63-year-old man, sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the collision and was taken to the Aberdeen Hospital. 

East River Road was closed for close to three hours while a collision reconstructionist attended the scene and investigation continued.

New Glasgow Regional Police continue to investigate.