Man ejected in St. John's crash dies

RNC investigating single-vehicle crash

Published on May 19, 2017

RNC traffic services section officer Const. Colin Deacey conducts his investigation into the cause of a serious collision on Blackhead Road in Shea Heights Wednesdayas he plots points of the roadway.

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A 27-year-old man ejected from a crashed Corvette Wednesday on Blackhead Road by Shea Heights died today (Friday), according to the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary.

It happened just before noon Wednesday.

The vehicle involved was a 2008 white Chevrolet Corvette and was travelling north on Blackhead Road just before Shea Heights. It was coming from the direction of Cape Spear before leaving the roadway.

The 22-year-old male driver remains in hospital with serious injuries.

Accident Investigators are asking anyone who witnessed the vehicle driving just prior to the collision or the collision itself to call the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can now provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers Website at: www.nlcrimestoppers.com.