One dead after Friday fatal crash in Springfield, Prince Edward Island

A man is dead and three others are in hospital after a deadly crash on Prince Edward Island on Friday.

Prince District RCMP say they were called out to a crash early in the afternoon on Route 2 in Springfield, a community about 30 minutes northwest of the provincial capital of Charlottetown.

RCMP say they learned a vehicle ended up crossing the centre line and struck an oncoming vehicle.

Two other vehicles are also said to be involved in the crash.

Four people were hospitalized in the crash, three of whom sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

A 64-year-old man was also taken to hospital, but he later died from his injuries.

RCMP say Route 2 was closed while officers investigated and the road has since been reopened.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 28, 2024.

The Canadian Press