Fatal Accident Closes Highway 16 East
Prince George, B.C. – A fatal motor vehicle collision has closed Highway 16 in both directions, 20 kilometres east of the junction with Highway 5 in Tete Jaune Cache.
The collision, which involved a pick-up truck and an S-U-V, occurred around noon between Tete Jaune Cache and Mt. Robson. The number of people involved has not been released as the accident remains under investigation by members of the Valemount RCMP detachment, who are still on the scene.
The highway is completely closed with no detour available. The estimated time of re-opening is 9:30 tonight.