Cape Breton Post

Driver going wrong way into Cape Breton rotary injured in collision: RCMP

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PORT HASTINGS — One man was airlifted to a Halifax hospital after his SUV collided with a tractor-trailer at the Port Hastings rotary.

Inverness County RCMP were sent to incident just before 9 a.m. Saturday, according to RCMP Cpl. Chris Marshall.

Upon their investigat­ion, Marshall said, “Police said the SUV entered the wrong way into the rotary and collided with a transport truck. The 56-year-old driver of the SUV suffered serious injuries and was transporte­d to a Halifax hospital by LifeFlight. It was later learned that the man whose injuries were serious but were not life-threatenin­g.”

There were no injuries to the driver of the transport truck, Marshall said.

Marshall said it was unclear whether the SUV driver hit the transport truck first or vice versa

He added the investigat­ion the accident is ongoing. No other details were released.

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