OAKHILL - The RCMP say three people have been airlifted to a Halifax hospital with critical injuries after a car and SUV crashed on Highway 325 in Lunenburg County.
The accident between the SUV and a Ford Focus took place at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday in the community of Oakhill. All three people inside the car were critically injured and flown to hospital, police say.
The jaws of life was used to get them out of the car, which sat heavily damaged in a ditch.
The driver and passenger inside the SUV suffered undetermined injuries and were taken by paramedics to South Shore Regional Hospital.
Highway 325 was shutdown for several hours as police investigated the crash.