A 58-year-old Cocagne man was seriously injured Thursday in an auto accident on Highway 11 near exit 15 in Cocagne.

RCMP

The pickup collided with a dump truck in the opposite lane around 6:20 pm (Atlantic Time), said the RCMP.

The driver of the pickup suffered serious injuries and was taken to the hospital. No one was injured in the dump truck, the RCMP said.

The highway was closed for sveral hours. Officials are reconstructing the scene.

The investigation is continuing.