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A blue 2003 Mitsubishi 2 door car failed to stop at a stop sign while travelling eastbound on 96th Avenue, at which point, the vehicle arched into a parking lot where it hit a post and a pallet of cinder blocks before crashing through a chain link fence.

The two males in the car were injured and transported to the Dawson Creek Hospital.

The driver, a 29 year old male, suffered head trauma and remains in hospital.

The passenger, a 19 year old male, was treated and released from hospital with minor injuries.

The incident remains under investigation, but the RCMP say they believe speed was a factor.

The use of seatbelts and deployment of air bags in the vehicle are both credited with minimizing the injuries sustained by the driver and passenger.

The RCMP say they’ve become aware of a possible witness, operating a white pick up truck at the time of the crash.

Investigators are looking to identify and speak to the occupant of the pick up truck.

If you were in the area and witnessed the incident, contact the Dawson Creek RCMP at 250 784 3700.

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