File # 2021-1113972 – Motor Vehicle Collision UPDATE
For Immediate Release – August 6, 2021
BRIDGEWATER, NS – On Friday, July 30, 2021, at approximately 8:44 a.m., Bridgewater Police Service (BPS) responded to 911 calls reporting a motor vehicle collision on LaHave Street in the vicinity of the middle entrance at South Shore Center. Multiple units from Bridgewater Police Service, Bridgewater Fire Department, and EHS attended the scene and located two vehicles, with one sustaining significant front-end damage.
The collision involved three (3) adults. One (1) adult female and one (1) adult male in the same vehicle were transported by EHS to South Shore Regional Hospital (SSRH). Shortly after arriving at SSRH the adult female was pronounced deceased. It was subsequently determined that the cause of death was a result of the motor vehicle accident.
As a result of the investigation, Bridgewater Police Service has charged the driver at fault with Failing to Yield to Traffic When Entering a Highway under Section 123.1 of the Motor Vehicle Act.
The investigation remains ongoing and police request that anyone who may have witnessed the event or anyone with information relating to the event contact Bridgewater Police Service at (902) 543-2464.