Serious collision in Richmond County

News release

At 10:41 p.m. on September 25, Richmond District RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision on Hwy. 4 in River Bourgeois. The collision occurred between Thibeauville Rd. and Riverview Dr. and involved a small car which left the road, struck a culvert, and came to rest in a grassy area.

The 17-year-old male driver, who was alone in the vehicle at the time of the collision, was extricated from the vehicle by volunteer firefighters, transported to hospital via EHS, then sent via LifeFlight for further hospital treatment in Halifax. He sustained life-threatening injuries.

RCMP continue to investigate the cause of the collision. Anyone who has information about this incident is asked to contact Richmond District RCMP at 902-535-2002. Please reference file # 20181440766.


Contact information

Cpl. Jennifer Clarke
Media Relations Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Office: 902-720-5652
Cell: 902-222-0154