QUESNEL, BC: A serious single vehicle accident on the Barkerville Highway (Hwy 26) this past weekend has claimed the life of a senior…
The crash occurred at 2:00 PM along Highway 26, approximately 4.5 kilometres east of Highway 97 near Shaver Road. When officers arrived they located a Ford F150 pickup truck upside down in a ditch. The pickup was partially submerged in water.
The driver, a 71 year old man was trapped inside and was pulled from the truck by police. The man was taken to GR Baker Hospital by BC Ambulance in Quesnel but later succumbed to injuries sustained in the crash. The name of the victim is not being released at this time.
Police continue to investigate and are seeking help from the public. There were no known witnesses to this crash and police are asking anyone who may have seen this crash happen or have information regarding this matter to call the Quesnel RCMP at 250 992- 9211 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477
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