Man dies in hospital after Riverside Drive crash on Tuesday

Fredericton Police say a 27-year-old man has succumbed to injuries he received in a multi-vehicle crash earlier this week.

Officers responded to the crash, which involved five passenger vehicles and a garbage truck, in the 1100 block of Riverside Drive shortly before 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

One of the drivers, a 27-year-old male, had to be extricated from his vehicle by the Fredericton Fire Department and was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police say the victim passed away Wednesday night as a result of his injuries.

His name was not released.

Fredericton Police say their investigation is ongoing.