18-year old woman and 44-year-old woman dead in separate head-on collisions

Shediac, New Brunswick – Two women are dead following two separate head-on collisions in Southeast New Brunswick.

On August 5, 2017, around 3 p.m., the Shediac detachment of the Southeast RCMP were called to the scene collision on Shediac River Road, north of Shediac. Police believe a car driven by an 18-year-old from Grande-Digue crossed the centre line while navigating a turn and collided with an SUV driving in the opposite direction. The driver of the car was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene. A man and a woman in the SUV were taken to hospital.

Shortly before 10 p.m. that same day, the Shediac detachment responded to another head-on collision on Route 15 in Shemogue, about 30 kilometres east of Shediac. Police believe a car travelling eastbound crossed the centre line and collided with a car driving in the opposite direction. The driver of the eastbound car was taken to hospital in critical condition. She was the only occupant of the car. The 44-year-old woman from Melrose driving the westbound car died at the scene. A second woman and a young boy in the westbound car were also taken to hospital.

The investigations into both collisions are continuing.

Southeast District RCMP
Shediac RCMP



Changes to Facebook means fewer people now see our posts. Please help spread the word by "sharing" our reports on your social media accounts.