Bathurst man dies in a two vehicle crash

Sormany, New Brunswick – The Bathurst RCMP is investigating a fatal crash between a side by side Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) and a pickup truck that occurred in Sormany, N.B.


Police responded to the crash on Sormany Road shortly after 5:50 p.m. on March 25, 2017. It’s believed that the crash occurred when the UTV collided with an on-coming pickup truck while making a sharp turn in the road.

The driver of the UTV, a 22-year-old man from Bathurst, passed away as a result of his injuries. A woman, who was a passenger in the UTV, was transported to hospital and treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the pickup truck was un-injured in the crash.

An RCMP collision reconstructionist attended the scene, and the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Northeast District RCMP