A man suffered life-threatening injuries when he was struck by a tractor trailer while he was walking on the Canso Causeway.
According to a police news release, the 31-year-old man was walking on the travel portion of the highway around suppertime on Tuesday. Members of the Inverness District RCMP responded to the 911 call at 5:11 p.m.
EHS transported the man to St. Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish and he was then taken via LifeFlight helicopter to hospital in Halifax.
The accident is still under investigation.