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Fatal accident on Pitts Memorial in St. John's


Police and the St. John's Regional Fire Department were called to the scene of a fatal motor-vehicle accident on Pitts Memorial Drive in the westbound lane west of the Ruth Avenue Overpass early this morning (Thursday).

One person is dead in a fatal accident on Pitts Memorial Drive Thursday morning.

A jeep landed on its roof about 50 feet from the road and police have confirmed the victim is a 23-year-old female.

One person is dead in a fatal accident on Pitts Memorial Drive Thursday morning.

It appeared to be a single-vehicle incident.

One person is dead in a fatal accident on Pitts Memorial Drive Thursday morning.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary traffic investigators were quickly on the scene. 

The call came in about 5:30 a.m.

The RNC issued an advisory to motorists that the westbound lane of traffic was closed from the Ruth Avenue ramp to the Outer Ring Road, but it was re-opened by mid-morning. 

 

 

-This story has been edited to provide additional details provided by the RNC-



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