Ulkatcho First Nation man killed in vehicle rollover Wednesday

A 21-year-old man from the Ulkatcho First Nation is dead following a rollover collision in Anahim Lake on Wednesday.

  • May. 21, 2015 5:00 p.m.

A 21-year-old man from the Ulkatcho First Nation is dead following a rollover collision in Anahim Lake on May 20, 2015 at approximately 4:30 a.m. the RCMP said Thursday.

Anahim Lake RCMP attended to the collision on Christensen Road at Williams Road in Anahim Lake in the early morning hours Wednesday.

“A vehicle with four occupants rolled several times and ejected two of the passengers,” the RCMP said. “The third passenger, although remaining in the vehicle during the collision, sustained life-threatening injuries and died at the scene.

The driver and other two persons in the vehicle were initially treated at the Anahim Lake Treatment Centre before being transferred to Vancouver General Hospital and Cariboo Memorial Hospital for further treatment of what has been described as non-life threatening injuries.

Anahim Lake Detachment, Cariboo Chilcotin Traffic Services, The Integrated Collision and Reconstruction member and BC Coroners Service continue to investigate the collision.

At this time the name of the deceased male is not being released to ensure all family have been advised.

 

Williams Lake Tribune

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