Fairview RCMP Investigating Fatal Weekend Rollover

FAIRVIEW, A.B. – Police in Fairview are investigating after a fatal rollover accident happened north east of the town early on Saturday morning.

On May 14th at around 4:30 A.M., Members from the Fairview RCMP Detachment, along with Fairview Fire and EMS were dispatched to the single vehicle crash on Township Road 822 near Range Road 31.

A 16-year-old female passenger was transported by STARS Air Ambulance to the Grande Prairie Hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries. The 18-year-old male driver of the vehicle was transported via ground ambulance to Fairview Hospital.  He was later airlifted to an Edmonton hospital where he remains in an undisclosed condition. Neither of the vehicle’s occupants names were released, but it is known that both were from Fairview.

The RCMP are presently investigating this collision with the assistance of the Peace River Collision Analyst.  All possible contributing factors related to this collision are being considered while it remains under investigation.