**** RCMP Media Release
RCMP investigate after fatal collision on Highway 331
Lunenburg District RCMP is investigating after a fatal collision on Hwy. 331 in Conquerall Bank.
At approximately 4:40 p.m. yesterday, police, fire and EHS responded to a report of a collision on Hwy. 331 in Conquerall Bank. Police learned that a motorcycle and an SUV had been travelling in opposite directions on Hwy. 331 when the motorcycle collided with the SUV.
The driver and lone occupant of the motorcycle, a 40-year-old Lunenburg County man, suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital by ambulance. The driver later succumbed to his injuries.
The driver of the SUV, a 73-year-old Lunenburg County man, and the passenger, a 72-year-old Lunenburg County woman were uninjured.
A collision reconstructionist attended the scene and the road was closed for approximately 6 hours.
The investigation is ongoing.