Two people are in hospital after a two-vehicle collision on Nova Scotia’s Highway 102.

The RCMP responded to the crash near Elmsdale around 12:30 a.m. Friday. 

Police say a Toyota Corolla was travelling in the wrong direction in the southbound lane when it collided with a Hyundai Sonata just south of exit 8.

The driver of the Toyota suffered serious injuries while the driver of the Hyundai suffered minor injuries. They were both taken to the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax.

A section of the highway near Elmsdale was closed to traffic for roughly eight hours while police investigated the crash.

It reopened to traffic shortly after 8:30 a.m.