An elderly woman is dead after she and another woman were both struck by a vehicle while crossing the road in Spaniard’s Bay Thursday evening.
Bay Roberts RCMP were called around 5:30 p.m. Two women, who were crossing the road near Restaurant 99, were struck by a motorist. One woman died at the scene. The other woman had serious injuries and was taken to Carbonear General Hospital for urgent medical care.
The 43-year-old driver of the vehicle, who showed no signs of impairment, remained at the scene of the collision. It was raining and dark at the time of the collision.
A collision reconstructionist with RCMP Traffic Services attended the scene and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is engaged. The investigation is continuing.