RNC seeking witnesses to fatal accident

Published on June 26, 2013

The RNC is seeking witnesses to a fatal motor vehicle accident on the Manuels Access Road in Conception Bay South about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

A 39-year-old woman, a passenger in a vehicle, died at the scene.

The male driver of the same vehicle was transported to hospital with injuries believed to be non-life threatening at the time.

The RNC’s Accident Investigation Unit is seeking the assistance of the public as it continues the investigation into the cause of the accident.

RNC officers, paramedics from Eastern Health and firefighters from St. John’s Regional Fire Department responded to the accident.

The west-bound vehicle lost control, entered the median and rolled over coming to rest in the east-bound lane of the Manuels Access Road.

The woman was pronounced deceased at the scene by medical practitioners.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or were in the immediate area is asked to contact police at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can also provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.

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The RNC has confirmed a woman has died as a result of an accident on the Manuels Access Road this afternoon.

The woman was a passenger in a vehicle that was travelling in the west-bound lane, lost control, went into the median and rolled. The woman was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

The male driver of the vehicle was sent to hospital with injuries which do not appear to be life threatening.

The east-bound lane of the Manuels Access Road is closed in the area between Weir's Construction and Fowler's Road.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary and emergency personnel are on the scene.

 Tarps can be seen covering a car that appears to have rolled. A camper truck also appears to have been involved in the crash.

The Telegram will have more information as soon as details are available.

 

 

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The east-bound lane of the Manuel's Access Road is closed due to a serious accident in the area between Weir's Construction and Fowler's Road.

Witnesses at the scene are reporting that it's a fatal accident. The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary and emergency personnel are on the scene.

Tarps can be seen covering a car that appears to have rolled. A camper truck also appears to have been involved in the crash.

The Telegram will have more information as soon as details are available.