RNC in Corner Brook Investigating Single Vehicle Collision

Written by on October 20, 2014

patrol-300x213(CORNER BROOK, NL) – October 20, 2014 – The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary

(RNC) Corner Brook Region are investigating a single vehicle collision which occurred

on the North Shore of the Bay of Islands.

This morning at approximately 11:30 a.m. RNC officers from Patrol Services, with

assistance from the Corner Brook Fire Department, Western Health Paramedics and

Reliable Ambulance, responded to a single vehicle collision along Route 440 in an area

known as Wild Cove. The pickup truck was westbound when it left the roadway and

overturned. Two occupants of the vehicle, a male and female, were conveyed to

Western Memorial Regional Hospital for what is described as non-life threatening


Weather and road conditions are believed to have contributed to the cause of this

incident as investigators noted a substantial accumulation of water on the roadway due

to recent rainfall. The RNC wishes to remind motorists to please adjust their driving

habits in accordance with environmental conditions.

The RNC is continuing to investigate this incident. Anyone with information is asked to

contact police at 637-4100 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You may also

provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers website at


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