TOMSLAKE, B.C. – The B.C. Highway Patrol says a vehicle collision on Monday afternoon resulted in a fatality.
At 1:25 p.m., Police and Emergency Services responded to a fatal collision on Highway 2 near Tomslake.
Upon arrival, officers determined that a southbound black Ford Escape entered the oncoming lane and collided with a northbound grader.
The driver of the Ford, a man, believed to be in his twenties, was killed in the collision. The passenger, believed to be a woman in her twenties, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
B.C. Highway Patrol Dawson Creek conducted the investigation with assistance from the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service and the B.C. Coroners’ Service.
Police say the cause of the crash is under investigation. However, road and weather conditions do not appear to have been a factor.
Those with information regarding this crash, including any dashboard camera video, are asked to contact B.C. Highway Patrol in Dawson Creek at 250-784-3700.
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