Truck and Van Collide on Highway 16 West
Prince George, B.C. – RCMP are investigating a two-vehicle accident which occurred in the 6900 block of Highway 16 west, a short distance beyond Blackwater Road, at about 3 o’clock Saturday afternoon.
Emergency personnel including three ambulance crews responded after a pick-up truck and a mini-van collided on a straight stretch of the highway between the “Welcome to Prince George” sign and Jutland Road.
The accident involved at least seven people, the driver of the pick-up along with at least two adults and four children in the van. Although the nature of injuries has not been confirmed at this time, a male occupant of the mini-van appeared to be bleeding from a head injury.
Home towns of the people involved are not known.
Flaggers moved vehicles through the accident site on a single-lane, alternating traffic basis.