There was a fatal accident on Route 2 in Scotchfort on Sunday afternoon.
At about 2:30pm on Route 2, two vehicles travelling in opposite directions collided head on. The RCMP were assisted on the scene by Island EMS, East River and North Shore Fire Departments.
A 56 year old Mount Stewart woman died as a result of her injuries. Police say she was the driver and only person in one of the vehicles. Five people from the other vehicle were transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and are being treated for non life-threatening injuries.
Queens District RCMP are continuing their investigation into the collision, with the assistance of an RCMP Collision Analyst.