A woman was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries Wednesday after being thrown from her motorcycle in a rural Nova Scotia community.
The RCMP in West Hants said the accident happened shortly before 6 p.m. AT on Highway 1 in Newport Corner, N.S., roughly 15 kilometres east of Windsor.
Police said the motorcycle had been travelling west on the highway when it left the roadway.
The motorcyclist, a 37-year-old woman from Ardoise, N.S., was airlifted to a Halifax hospital.
Highway 1 was shutdown for approximately three hours as police investigated.
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