Cape Breton Post

Man airlifted to hospital after Richmond County crash


LYNCHES RIVER, N.S. — A 28-year-old man was airlifted to hospital with life-threatenin­g injuries after a single-vehicle crash in Lynches River Tuesday. In a June 24 release, Richmond County District RCMP said officers responded to reports of a crash around 8:30 p.m.

Emergency services responded to the crash, determinin­g an SUV failed to slow down enough to make a proper turn. The vehicle left the roadway and hit a utility pole before stopping in a ditch.

The 28-year-old driver was taken to hospital via LifeFlight. A 15-yearold passenger was unharmed.

The investigat­ion is ongoing.

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