Handcuffs did not play role in death: SiRT

The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) ruled that handcuffs did not play a role in the death of a man involved in a motor vehicle accident last year in River John. SiRT released its report today (March 16) regarding the investigation into the  December 16, 2017 motor vehicle collision. Pictou District RCMP officers...

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Three injured in crash at Trenton Connector and Abercrombie Road

ABERCROMBIE – Pictou District RCMP is investigating a collision at the intersection of Abercrombie Road and the Trenton Connector. At 2:50 p.m. on Friday, RCMP, EHS and Abercrombie Fire Department, responded to a two-vehicle collision involving a 2009 Ford Ranger and a 2011 Hyundai Accent. As a result, the driver of the Hyundai, a 25-year-old...

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Collision claims the life of one and leaves four injured

ENFIELD – A motor vehicle collision on Highway 102 yesterday has claimed the life of one and has left four injured. Just after 3 p.m. Tuesday, RCMP, EHS and Halifax Regional Fire responded to a collision on Highway 102, between Exits 6 and 7. Initial investigation determined that a 2011 Toyota Corolla, that was travelling...

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Traffic detoured in Salt Springs

Pictou District RCMP, along with EHS and West River Fire Department, attended an “incident” on Highway 104 at 12:27 p.m. today involving a tractor trailer. Traffic is being re-routed on to Highway 4 at Exits 19 and 20. Cpl. Dal Hutchinson, Media Relations officer, said traffic is expected to be closed for a few more...

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Three-car crash in New Glasgow

Three vehicles were extensively damaged Monday following a three-vehicle crash. New Glasgow Regional Police are investigating the collision that took place near the intersection of Park Street and Terra Cotta Drive on Monday at approximately 4 p.m. Police, along with the New Glasgow Fire Department and Emergency Health Services, responded to the crash. The driver...

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Emergency prep 101

First responders participate in training exercise   The Granton Abercrombie Branch Road was lit up by the flashing lights of fire trucks Saturday morning as Northern Pulp partnered with local fire departments to practise a hazardous materials response situation. The annual simulation was bumped up in scale this year with the addition of mutual aid...

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