Collision claims three lives



DAGGER WOODS – At 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 20 Antigonish District RCMP responded to a three vehicle collision on Highway 104 in Dagger Woods.

As a result of the collision, a 67-year-old woman and a 36-year-old woman, who were travelling in a 2006 Honda Civic, were pronounced deceased at the scene. The two occupants of the second vehicle, a 2018 Chevrolet Equinox, were transported by EHS to St. Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish. One of the occupants, a 60-year-old woman, later passed away at the hospital and the other occupant remains in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. One of the two occupants in the third vehicle, a 2013 Ford F-150, was transported to hospital with minor injuries.

An RCMP Collision Analyst attended the scene to assist with the ongoing investigation. Traffic was detoured on to the Dagger Woods Rd. as Highway 104 was closed until close to 10 p.m.