Cabot Trail

Posted at 1:20 pm on October 5, 2017

Just before 9 p.m. last evening, the Chéticamp RCMP responded to a call reporting a single vehicle collision on the Cabot Trail. Three men had been in a truck, which lost control and left the road and overturned in the ditch .
A 21 year old man from Pleasant Bay, was partially ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. The driver and other passenger were not hurt.

The driver of the vehicle was given a 7-day suspension for alcohol consumption. An RCMP Collision Analyst was called to examine the scene to determine the cause of the collision. The Cabot Trail was reduced to one lane until 4 a.m.

Posted at 12:58 pm on June 30, 2017

Another driver in Nova Scotia has been clocked for stunting. On Wednesday evening, a 52 year old male driver was clocked in at 153 km/h in an 80 zone, which is 73 over the posted speed limit on the Cabot Trail at Middle River.
The driver from Cheticamp was charged for stunting, resulting in a loss of his license for 7 days, his vehicle seized and a $2,400 fine. The driver is also facing a 7 day license suspension after providing a roadside breath sample.