Man dies after crash on Bas-Cap-Pelé Road

RCMP say a 31-year-old man from Cap-Pelé has died from injuries sustained in a crash on Sunday night. 

In a news release, police say they responded to an accident on Bas-Cap-Pelé Road where a car had gone off the road and struck a culvert

The release says the driver and two passengers, an 18-year-old woman from Grande-Digue and a 19-year-old man from Moncton, were taken to the Moncton Hospital.

RCMP say the man died from his injuries on May 1st. 

They also say the preliminary investigation suggests speed and alcohol are possible factors in the crash and that it is not known whether the driver and passengers were wearing seatbelts at the time.