Nunavut RCMP investigating fatal ATV collision in Iqaluit

56-year-old man succumbed to injuries

RCMP say a 56-year-old man is dead after a fatal ATV collision last night in Iqaluit. (File photo)

By Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut RCMP say they are investigating a fatal ATV collision that occurred last night in Iqaluit.

RCMP said they responded to a call of an overturned ATV in a ditch full of water on Akilliq Drive at 6:50 p.m. yesterday, a news release issued today said.

When police arrived, bystanders had pulled the driver, a 56-year-old man from Iqaluit, from the water and had started CPR.

The man, who police have not named, was transported to the Qikiqtani General Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries, the release said.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.

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