***UPDATED: Police arrest Bouctouche man in connection with fatal crash on Hwy 11

RCMP have arrested a Bouctouche man they say fled the scene of a fatal accident Tuesday night south of Miramichi.

Mounties say a southbound car crossed the centre and collided with another vehicle heading north on Highway 11 at Black River Bridge.

A 44 year old Bouctouche man was ejected from the southbound vehicle and died at the scene while another passenger was taken to hospital.

The lone occupant of the northbound vehicle was also taken to hospital and released.

Police continue to investigate.