MULGRAVE: RCMP, EHS and members of the fire department helped rescue a driver involved in a single vehicle collision yesterday afternoon.
At around 1:16 p.m., Inverness District RCMP was called to respond the collision on Main Street in Mulgrave. Upon arrival, police officers found an 18-year-old man pinned beneath a black pickup truck that was on its side. Members of the Mulgrave Volunteer Fire Department assisted police and EHS to free the man from the truck.
The man, who is from Pirate Harbour, sustained undetermined injuries and was transported to hospital in Halifax via LifeFlight.
A 20-year-old man from Pirate Harbour, who was a passenger in the truck, escaped with minor injuries.
Another vehicle, a grey pickup truck, appeared to have been travelling behind the black truck, according to police. This second vehicle was not involved in the collision, however, the driver of that vehicle, a 20-year-old man from Mulgrave, was arrested at the scene and is facing charges of impaired driving, driving with a blood alcohol content over the legal limit, and obstruction. He is scheduled to appear in Port Hawkesbury Provincial Court on July 31.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing.