A woman was seriously injured Monday when the car she was driving collided with a tractor-trailer on the Trans-Canada Highway, west of the Fair Haven exit.
According to the RCMP, the collision occurred around 12:35 p.m. Monday. The woman, who was the lone occupant in the car, was taken by ambulance to the Health Sciences Centre in St. John’s.
The car was travelling west on the Trans-Canda and the tractor-trailer was east bound when the collision occurred. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured.
There was water buildup on the highway at the time of the collision.
The Trans-Canada Highway in the area was closed until 2 p.m., when one lane was re-opened. Both lanes were open to traffic around 4:15 p.m.