The District 2 RCMP has released the name of the driver who was killed as a result of injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash on November 11, 2011, on the Trans Canada Highway in Upper Gagetown. She has been identified as 76-year-old Colette Babineau, of Trois-Pistoles, QC.
The crash occurred when the victim’s vehicle appeared to lose control and rolled over. There were two other passengers in the vehicle at the time of the collision, an 84-year-old woman and an 80-year-old man, both also from Trois Pistoles. The woman sustained minor injuries, and was treated and later released from hospital. The man has been transported to Quebec, where he remains in hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
Road conditions were fair at the time of the crash. The RCMP’s investigation into the cause of the collision continues.