Teenaged Girl Killed in Highway 16 Collision
Prince George, B.C. – Prince George RCMP have confirmed tonight that a young girl who was a passenger in one of two vehicles involved in a collision at Highway 16 and Vance Road early Friday afternoon has died of her injuries.
At approximately 12:30 pm Friday police, ambulance and fire personnel responded to the accident scene at the intersection of the highway and Vance Road. A truck with a trailer loaded with gravel was involved in the collision with an S-U-V. The two occupants of the SUV and the lone occupant of the pick-up were taken to University Hospital of Northern BC for treatment.
At approximately 6 o’clock Friday night the 15-year-old female passenger of the SUV passed away as a result of injuries sustained in the collision. The 17-year-old driver of the SUV and the adult male driver of the pick-up truck were treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The highway was closed to traffic until late evening while investigators from the Prince George detachment and North District gathered evidence.
Anyone who witnessed the collision who has not already spoken to police is asked to call the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300.