NEWS RELEASE · 20th June 2010
On Saturday, June 19, 2010 at 14:30 hrs (2:30pm), RCMP received a report of a two vehicle collision on Highway 16 approximately 70.2 kms. east of Terrace, B.C. It appears that a eastbound vehicle crossed the center line of the roadway colliding with a westbound vehicle. The two occupants of the westbound vehicle died in the collision. The only occupant of the eastbound vehicle was transported to hospital with non- life threatening injuries. Alcohol is not believed to have been a factor in this collision. Names of deceased are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Investigation into the cause of the collision continues. Anyone who has any information concerning the collision is asked to contact the investigator, Cst. Mario CLOUTIER, NorthPacific Traffic Services, Terrace RCMP Detachment, 250-638-7400