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Man in critical condition after single-vehicle crash in Bishop’s Cove

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A man from Bishop’s Cove is in critical condition and receiving medical treatment at Carbonear General Hospital following a single-vehicle crash over the weekend.

On Sunday, May 12 at approximately 8 p.m., officers from Bay Roberts and Harbour Grace RCMP, along with the Upper Island Cove Fire Department and Young's Ambulance, responded to a single-vehicle collision in the community of Bishop’s Cove. The vehicle left the roadway and flipped, causing the driver to be ejected from the vehicle.

A 26-year-old Bishop’s Cove man has been transported to hospital in Carbonear

A collision analyst from RCMP Traffic Services has attended the scene and the cause of the collision remains under investigation.

The RCMP reminds motorists of the importance of wearing a seat belt at all times and on all roadways.

Editor's note: This story was updated to correct information previously reported by the RCMP about the location of the hospital the injured man was transported to.

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