A 68-year-old man from Renous, has died following a collision in the community, and a 54-year-old man from White Rapids has been arrested for impaired driving in connection with the crash.
On January 29, 2019, at about 8 p.m., members of the Northeast District RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision on Route 108. It’s believed the victim was pulling out of his driveway when his car was struck by an oncoming pickup truck. The driver and lone occupant of the car died at the scene as a result of his injuries.
The driver of the pickup truck was arrested at the scene for impaired driving. He was held in custody overnight and has been released on a promise to appear in Miramichi Provincial Court on April 1 at 9:30 a.m.
An RCMP collision reconstructionist attended the scene, and the investigation into the crash is ongoing.