© Star photo by Paul Hutchings
The aftermath of Friday's fatal collision between an ambulance and an ATV.
PASADENA The man whose all-terrain vehicle collided with an ambulance on the Trans-Canada Highway Friday morning has died of his injuries.
According to an RCMP media advisory issued late Friday night, the man died at Western Memorial Regional Hospital after being taken there from the scene of the accident.
The accident happened just after 11 a.m. near Exit 12 to Pasadena, where police said the man was trying to cross the highway when he was struck by the ambulance.
No one in the ambulance, including a patient it was transporting, was hurt. The RCMP said the patient who was being being transported was not in an emergency situation.
The accident bent the front end of the ambulance inward and shattered its windshield. The quad-style ATV came to rest on its wheels in the median of the highway.
The release issued by the RCMP late Friday did not contain any information about the man, including his identity, where he was from or his age, and stated further details would be available Monday.
When contacted Saturday morning, the RCMP still would not say anything about the man, other than confirm he was from the local area. Police said they were still waiting to notify all of his next of kin before releasing any further information.