On October 2, 2010 shortly after 7:30 pm a passenger vehicle traveling in the southbound lane collided with a moose. The driver, a 29-year-old man from Dieppe died at the scene of the crash. His wife, a 26-year-old woman from Dieppe was rushed to hospital in critical condition. She later died in hospital on October 3, 2010. The only survivor from the crash was their 2 year-old son who sustained minor injuries.
An RCMP re-constructionist was called to investigation the crash. The investigation is ongoing.
The names of the victims are not being released at this time.