One dead after Kersley collision

Shortly after 3:30 p.m March 5 Quesnel RCMP were called to the scene of a single vehicle crash on Highway 97.

  • Mar. 6, 2012 8:00 a.m.

A women is dead after a single vehicle collision Monday.

Shortly after 3:30 p.m March 5 Quesnel RCMP were called to the scene of a single vehicle crash on Highway 97 at Kersley approximately half a mile south of the Alamo restaurant.

Investigation determined that a vehicle traveling northbound drifted off road left – crossing the center line as well as the southbound lane before colliding with a fence in the southbound ditch.

The 53-year-old driver was the sole occupant of the vehicle and was pronounced dead at hospital.

Preliminary investigation suggests that medical distress was the likely cause of this crash.

Road conditions at the time of the crash were described as dry and clear with good traction.

The name of the deceased is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

 

Quesnel Cariboo Observer