Highway 2 has been re-opened

Highway 2 just south of Pouce Coupe is now open following an accident Thursday morning.

The accident occurred at about 11 am roughly 4 km south of Pouce Coupe near Gumbo Gulch.

This collision involved a semi truck and a small car. The driver of the car, a young female from the Edmonton area, died at the scene. The driver of the truck is uninjured.

Traffic is still being directed away from the area by Cariboo Road Services and the road. For more on the current condition of the road Click Here and visit the Ministry of Transportation Website for the latest info.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation. The name of the deceased is being held pending notification of next of kin.