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One dead after single vehicle accident on Old Cariboo Highway
On Sunday, August 18th @ 02:04 hours, Prince George Regional Provincial Traffic Services and Prince George City RCMP, along with the BC Coroners office attended the on scene of a fatal motor vehicle crash. The single vehicle fatal crash occurred on Old Cariboo Highway south of Holmes Road. A white GMC pickup truck was north bound on Old cariboo Highway when it left the road way and slammed into a drive way approach. The driver and lone occupant was pronounced dead at the scene. The RCMP, along with the BC Coroners office continue to investigate this fatal crash. The investigation is still in it's infancy, however there is evidence to show that alcohol, speed, distracted driving and failing to wear a seat belt, are all causal factors in this crash. A Collision Analyst was called to the scene. As a result of the crash, Old Cariboo highway was closed for six (6) hours in order that forensic experts could identify and document the physical evidence at the scene. The highway was reopened to all traffic at 08:00 hours. Anyone who may have witnessed this crash, or have information that can assist investigators, are asked to call the RCMP or Crime Stoppers.