Three women injured in ATV crash

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CANSO – Canso RCMP are investigating after an off-road vehicle collision on Water Street in Canso injured three women earlier this morning.

According to a press release from the RCMP, t approximately 12:45 a.m. this morning, they were notified of the single vehicle collision involving an ATV.

Police, fire and EHS attended the scene and found a damaged ATV and three women laying in a ditch nearby. The driver of the ATV, a 44-year-old woman, sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital by LifeFlight. The two passengers, an 18-year-old woman and a 16-year-old woman, sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries and were taken to Eastern Memorial Hospital in Canso.

The ATV has been seized by police and the investigation is ongoing. Alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor.