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Two people killed in Highway 1 collision

Two people in an SUV were killed along Highway 1 on Tuesday evening when the vehicle collided with a semi-truck.

Golden-Field RCMP officials said they were called at around 6:15 p.m. about the accident in the Finn Creek area.

Police, emergency services and the Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service (ICARS), had the highway closed from about 6:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m. while first responders were on the scene.

Investigators learned that a westbound semi-truck collided with an eastbound SUV.

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Police officials said the truck driver was unharmed, but both occupants of the SUV were killed in the crash.

The investigation was taken over by Golden-Field RCMP, with the help of ICARS and the BC Coroners Service.

According to RCMP officials, this was the fourth fatal crash along Highway 1 in as many months.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about the crash, including dashboard camera footage, is asked to contact the Golden-Field RCMP at 250-344-2221.

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