PRINCE GEORGE, BC: One person has died and two others escaped with injuries following a two vehicle crash and fire on Highway 16 East of Prince George Sunday morning…
Police say at approximately 11:20 AM, officers received multiple calls reporting a tractor-trailer rollover on Highway 16, east of Prince George near Tabor Mountain. Indications were that the truck was on fire and blocking the entire highway.
Upon arrival to the scene, frontline officers found that another vehicle had collided with the tractor-trailer. The driver of the vehicle, an adult male, was deceased at the scene. The two occupants of the tractor-trailer escaped with non-life threatening injuries and were transported to hospital for treatment.
The highway was closed for several hours while officers gathered evidence and crews worked to clear the scene.
The Prince George RCMP would like to thank an off-duty firefighter from McBride, BC, who assisted greatly at the scene.
The investigation is continuing.