Charges laid in connection with fatal crash in Colchester County in April

RCMP

The RCMP have laid charges against a 37-year-old Bible Hill man in connection with a fatal single-vehicle collision in Colchester County in April.

Police, firefighters, and EHS responded to the scene on Highway 246 in Oliver on April 12th where a truck veered off the road during a sharp turn, went over an embankment, and landed on its side.

A 30-year-old woman passenger from Westville died at the scene, while the driver and two other passengers left the scene before police arrived.

The driver, Jason Edward Alexander, faces charges of dangerous operation of a vehicle, dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death, impaired operation of a vehicle causing death, failing to stop after an accident resulting in death, and two counts each of dangerous operation of a vehicle causing bodily harm, impaired operation of a vehicle causing bodily harm, and failing to stop after an accident resulting in bodily harm.

He's scheduled to appear in Truro Provincial Court on November 18th.