RCMP traffic advisory 4 p.m.
The 39-year-old Annapolis County man involved in the Highway 101 collision early this morning has died as a result of his injuries sustained in the crash.
The name is being withheld at this time pending notification of next-of-kin.
The 60-year-old Digby woman is still in hospital with serious injuries.
RCMP traffic advisory 1 p.m.
Highway 101 at Exits 19 and 20 is now reopened.
At approximately 7:46 a.m., this morning, Thursday, Sept. 13, emergency personnel responded to the scene of a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles between Exits 19 and 20 on Highway 101.
The preliminary investigation has determined that a west bound Chrysler Intrepid crossed the centre line and collided head-on with an east bound Honda Civic. Both drivers were extracted from their vehicles using the jaws of life.
The driver of the Intrepid, a 40-year-old man, sustained life threatening injuries and was transported to Soldier's Memorial Hospital in Middleton. The driver of the Civic, a 60-year-old woman, sustained serious injuries and was also transported to the hospital.
Both drivers were subsequently airlifted by Life Flight to the QEII in Halifax.
The collision remains under investigation.
earlier RCMP traffic advisory 8:00 a.m.
Traffic is being rerouted on Hwy 101 at Exits 19 (Lawrencetown) and 20 (Bridgetown) due to a collision.
At 7:46 a.m., emergency responders are currently on the scene of a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles between Exits 19 and 20 on Highway 101. The entire road is shut down between those exits. Traffic is being rerouted at Exit 19 and 20.
The cause of the collision is still under investigation.