Three people are dead after a single vehicle crash occurred near Nackawic, N.B., in Prince William, N.B.

Shortly after 11:30 a.m. on Monday, August 5, Nackawic RCMP received a report of a single vehicle crash off of Highway 2 in Prince William. RCMP believe the vehicle was travelling east on Highway 2 when it crossed the median and went off the other side of the highway, down a steep cliff, and landed in a ravine.

The three occupants of the vehicle, an 83-year old man, a 91-year old woman and a 58-year old woman, all from Ontario, died at the scene as a result of their injuries.

An investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.