Hwy 97 UPDATE: Highway 97 is now open. As of 11:30 pm. Aug 22.
PRINCE GEORGE, BC: One person has died following a two vehicle crash on Highway 97 south of Prince George near the Old Cariboo Highway…
Police say at approximately 4:30 PM on Saturday afternoon, RCMP and other emergency services received a report of a head-on collision involving two vehicles.
One person died at the scene and one person was transported to hospital for treatment of unknown injuries.
The Prince George RCMP and North District Traffic Services remain on scene. The highway has been closed in both directions while the investigation is being conducted, and is expected to remain closed for hours.
A detour is available. Please check DriveBC.ca for those details.
The investigation is in the initial stages and further information will be provided as it becomes available.