AULD’S COVE : Police are investigating a collision which injured four people early this morning.

 Shortly after midnight, Antigonish District RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision in Auld’s Cove.

Upon arrival, police learned that two individuals were thrown from the vehicle and were critically injured, and that two other occupants were also injured.

The occupants of the vehicle were a 19-year-old man from Pomquet, a 19-year-old woman from Monastery, a 26-year-old man from Port Hawkesbury, and a 19-year-old woman from Central New Annan.

The two men were airlifted via LifeFlight to hospital in Halifax and are in critical condition. One woman has been treated and released from hospital, while the second woman remains in hospital in Antigonish with non-life threatening injuries.

An RCMP Collision Analyst was called to investigate, and one lane of Highway 104 was closed for several hours. It has since been re-opened.

Antigonish District RCMP was assisted by Inverness District RCMP and the Havre Boucher Volunteer Fire Department.

 

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A St. FX graduate and native of Arichat, Jake Boudrot has been the editor of The Reporter since 2001. He currently lives on Isle Madame.