One Killed, Several Injured in Four Vehicle Collision South of Kersley
Kersley, B.C. – North District RCMP is providing some updated information regarding a fatal collision late Friday afternoon on Highway 97, 3 kilometres south of Kersley.
Cpl Madonna Saunderson says at 5:13 pm Friday Quesnel RCMP responded to the scene of a crash involving a passenger bus and three other vehicles.
Police found one person deceased at the scene and several other people with injuries that have been described as minor to serious. The extent of the injuries is not known at this time.
The crash involved a Greyhound Bus, a passenger car, a Ford Pickup and a Kubota Tractor pulling a piece of farm equipment.
A Collision Reconstructionist from Williams Lake has been called to assist Cariboo Traffic Services as well as members from North District Traffic Services. The Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Services are on scene as well.
The investigation is in the early stages and police have not yet determined what may have caused this crash. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.
All vehicles involved were travelling north on Highway 97. The highway is closed to traffic in both directions and will remain closed for several hours.