CLEMENTSPORT, NS – Charges are possible after a car struck a motorcycle early Sunday afternoon, Sept. 2 on Highway 1 in Clementsport.
“A few minutes before noon today, a serious collision occurred between a motorcycle rider and an oncoming car,” said Const. Cheryl Ponee. “The motorcyclist was with a group of other riders, and as they rounded a curve in the road, a speeding vehicle that was in the oncoming lane struck one of the motorcycles. The female occupant of the motorcycle was thrown from her bike and sustained serious injuries. She was airlifted to hospital via LifeFlight.
Const. Ponee said the 23-year-old male driver of the car was not injured.
“Annapolis District RCMP is investigating the collision and have interviewed several witnesses,” she said, adding that criminal charges against the driver of the car may be pending.
Highway 1 in Clementsport was closed for several hours while emergency personnel were on scene, including RCMP, EHS, Annapolis Royal fire and Bear River fire.
The highway has since re-opened.
The investigation is ongoing, said Const. Ponee.
Annapolis District RCMP is asking for anyone who witnessed the collision or may have video footage of it, to call them at 902-665-4481. Please quote file # 20181314551.
This story was updated to reflect new information from the RCMP.