Burnaby woman killed in head-on crash on Highway 1 in Kamloops | iNFOnews | Thompson-Okanagan's News Source

Current Conditions

Partly Cloudy
11.7°C

Kamloops News

Burnaby woman killed in head-on crash on Highway 1 in Kamloops

FILE PHOTO
August 20, 2021 - 9:18 AM

A Burnaby woman was killed, and two others were taken to hospital with serious injuries, following two-vehicle crash on Highway 1 yesterday afternoon.

The crash happened at around 3 p.m. yesterday, Aug. 19, on the Trans-Canada Highway near the entrance of Highway 5, according to an RCMP media release.l A section of Highway 1 was closed until 7:30 p.m. for the investigation and to clean up the crash scene.

Police say a red Toyota Echo was eastbound on Highway 1 when it crossed the centre line and hit a delivery truck head on.

The Burnaby woman behind the wheel of the Toyota was pronounced dead at the scene, while a passenger in the car and a passenger in the truck were taken to hospital with serious non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of truck was also hurt, but police say their injuries were non-life-threatening.

RCMP have not released the identity of the woman killed.

Both the BC Coroners Service and RCMP are investigating.

Anyone with information related to the collision is asked to contact the Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2021-28923.


To contact a reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander or call 250-309-5343 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

News from © iNFOnews, 2021
iNFOnews

  • Popular penticton News
  • This $2.5M Kelowna industrial site could be yours for $116K at city tax sale
    Each year cities and towns throughout B.C. advertise properties for sale for unpaid taxes. The sales have to happen on the last Monday of September. Back in 2019, the most expensive house in
  • Charcuterie processing plant gets smoking in Kamloops
    A Kamloops butcher shop and deli is expanding to create a charcuterie processing plant earlier this month, and four full time staff are busy making sausage, and drying, curing, and smoking a varie
  • TRENDING NOW: Bear finds lost GoPro and makes a video
    %%nodefaultimage%% Dylan Schilt was blown away when he found a GoPro in the snow someone had lost while snowmobiling. He charged it, turned it on and couldn't believe what he saw.
  • Pot plants being pilfered from backyards in Kamloops
    Some Kamloops residents on the North Shore have reported their backyard cannabis plants have been stolen during the night over the past few weeks. Ken Davidson said his plants were stolen tw
  • Penticton man paralyzed for second time
    A Penticton family is slowly coming to terms with a serious illness after Nelson Vokey became paralyzed from the neck down on Sept. 12 hours after the vibrations from a golf swing caused or a
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile