Barkerville Highway Crash Victim Succumbs to Injuries
Quesnel , B.C. – A single vehicle roll over on the Barkerville Highway Saturday has resulted in the death of one man.
RCMP say they were called to the scene of a single vehicle roll over about 4.5 kms east of the intersection with Highway 97 at around 2 in the afternoon Saturday.
When they arrived on scene, they found a Ford F-150 upside down in the ditch and partially submerged in water.
The 71 year old driver was trapped in the vehicle and was pulled from the truck by police. The man was taken by ambulance to GR Baker Hospital but later succumbed to the injuries sustained in the crash.
The name of the victims is not being released at this time.
RCMP continue to investigate and would like some help from the public. There were people who witnessed this crash, and police are asking anyone who may have seen the crash or who has information on this matter, to contact the Quesnel RCMP at 250-992-9211