RCMP say a head-on collision in Dalhousie Junction has claimed the life of a 71-year-old woman.

RCMP

Police received a call shortly before 12:30 Thursday afternoon of a two-vehicle collision on Route 11, according to Sgt. René Labbé of Northeast District RCMP. The driver of one of the vehicles, 71-year-old woman from Eel River Crossing died at the scene as a result of her injuries.

The driver of the other car was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, Sgt. Labbé said.

An RCMP collision reconstructionist was called to the scene. The investigation into the cause of the crash is continuing.