MONCTON, N.B. — Three people have died after a car lost control and rolled over Sunday evening on a highway in southern New Brunswick.
A spokesman for the RCMP says a car was travelling west on Highway 2 near exit 465 in Dieppe when the crash occurred at about 5:45 p.m.
Sgt. Mario Maillet says that two people died at the scene of the crash and a third person died later in hospital.
There were five people in the vehicle, and Maillet says the driver and one passenger were treated but do not have life-threatening injuries.
A section of the highway was closed for over 12 hours and reopened at 5 a.m. Monday.
An investigation is underway into the cause of the crash.