Fiery crash claims man's life in Cole Harbour

RCMP

The RCMP say a man has died after a small blue car went down a 20-foot embankment on Cole Harbour Road.

Police say a witness tried to help the driver, who was trapped inside, but the vehicle burst into flames.

RCMP officers arrived and attempted to extinguish the fire, but were also unable to help the driver. 

Fire and EHS arrived at the scene and after several attempts, the fire was extinguished buyt the driver died at the scene.

The RCMP say they're continuing to investigate the cause of the collision, and are working with the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service to determine the identity of the deceased.