Two Die in Hwy 16 Crash
Prince George, B.C. – RCMP have now confirmed that two people lost their lives in a crash last evening on highway 16 west at Guest Road..Around 5:45 last night, Vanderhoof RCMP and North District Traffic Services were called to the scene of the collision which involved a car and a loaded logging truck.
Once on scene, RCMP discovered a Chev Cavalier travelling west on highway 16 had crossed the center line and struck a loaded logging truck on the driver’s side fuel tank.
The two people in the car were deceased at the scene. The driver of the logging truck was taken to hospital and treated for injuries that have been described as non-life threatening. The driver has since been released from hospital.
The investigation is ongoing and contributing factors have yet to be determined. Initial information received from witnesses indicated that car may have lost control prior to colliding with the logging truck.
Names of those involved will not be released at this time. The RCMP continue their investigation and ask that anyone who may have information on this crash to call the North District Traffic Services at 250 649-4004