Driver injured when big rig leaves highway

by | Oct 17, 2023

Single-vehicle accident occurred on the Trans Canada Highway near Woodstock

A truck driver sustained injuries when his transport left Route 2, the Trans Canada Highway near Woodstock, Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 17.

The southbound big rig left the highway just north of the Jacksonville turnoff, coming to rest in the right-side ditch.

RCMP officers on the scene confirmed the Ambulance NB transported the driver to hospital with undetermined injuries.

Police said the driver was the only person involved in the single-vehicle accident at approximately 2 p.m.

The RCMP, the Woodstock Fire Department, Ambulance N.B. and Sharp’s Towing Service responded to the accident towing scene.

The accident reduced southbound traffic to a single lane while police investigated the scene and oversaw the removal of the damaged truck and trailer.

The West District RCMP and Woodstock Fire Department members attend the accident scene just north of the Route 2 exit to Jacksonville. (Jim Dumville photo)


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