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Driver charged following two-vehicle collision

TRENTON – New Glasgow Regional Police are investigating after a two-vehicle collision here Wednesday. At approximately 5:30 p.m. on July 3, New Glasgow Regional Police, Trenton Fire Department and Emergency Health Services responded to the collision at the intersection of North Main Street and Park Road.  The collision involved a lone Pictou County male driving a...

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Antigonish County RCMP investigates fatal collision

SALTSPRINGS, Antigonish County – A two-vehicle collision that occurred yesterday afternoon resulted in a fatality. At approximately 4:20 p.m. police were notified of a two -vehicle collision.  RCMP, EHS and fire personnel attended the scene. A passenger in one of the involved vehicles was pronounced deceased.    A collision re-constructionist has been called to the scene, and the investigation is ongoing. Highway...

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RCMP nab three impaired drivers within 12 hours

Pictou County District RCMP have arrested three men for impaired driving within a 12-hour period on May 28. At approximately 12:50 a.m., Pictou District RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 106 near Granton. The 26-year-old male driver from Colchester County was transported to hospital for injuries sustained in the collision. The investigation...

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Three-vehicle collision sends one person to hospital

SUTHERLANDS RIVER – On May 13 at 5:09 p.m., Pictou District RCMP responded to a 9-1-1 call reporting a collision between three vehicles at the intersection of Hwy. 4 and Shore Road. The initial investigation determined that a pickup truck travelling East on Thorburn Road failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection with Hwy. 4,...

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Driver who fled accident scene facing charges

NEW GLASGOW – The driver who fled the scene of a two-vehicle collision on Monday is facing charges. On Monday, Jan. 21 at approximately 7:05 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a two motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Park Street and East River Road. The collision involved a lone 18- year old...

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Man dies following vehicle/pedestrian collision

New Glasgow Regional Police have reported the man involved in Monday evening’s  vehicle/pedestrian collision on East River Road has died. The incident occurred near McColl Street, New Glasgow, at approximately 7:10 p.m. New Glasgow Regional Police, New Glasgow Fire Department and Emergency Health Services responded to a 9-1-1 call and attended the scene of the...

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No injuries following two-vehicle collision

New Glasgow Regional Police were called to the scene of a two- vehicle collision last night, Nov. 13. At approximately 4:45 p.m., police, along with the New Glasgow Fire Department and Emergency Health Services responded to a two motor vehicle collision on East River Road in front of the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. The collision...

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Woman arrested for driving while drug impaired

PLYMOUTH – Pictou District RCMP arrested a 22-year-old  New Glasgow woman for drug-impaired driving this past weekend. At approximately 11:15 a.m. on October 20, Pictou District RCMP was dispatched to a complaint of a single-vehicle collision on Highway 104 near Exit 25 in Plymouth. Witnesses told police the vehicle had been travelling east when it...

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Two impaired drivers arrested in Pictou County

PICTOU – Pictou County RCMP arrested two impaired drivers between Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon, this past weekend. On Saturday, Sept 22, shortly before midnight, members of Pictou County RCMP stopped a vehicle that was travelling at  167 km/hr on Hwy. 104 in Pine Tree. The police officer noted signs of impairment and the driver...

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Mooo-ve over motorists!

RCMP are warning local motorists to drive with caution near the intersection of Highway 104 and 4 Highway. On Wednesday, Sept. 12 in Barney’s River Station at 9:20 p.m., the Pictou County RCMP responded to a report of a car that struck a cow at the intersection of Highway 104 and No. 4 Highway There were...

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