QUESNEL, BC: One driver has died following a serious crash on Highway 97 near Hixon shortly after the noon hour Wednesday…
Police determined that a flatdeck semi truck and a pickup truck collided on Hwy 97 near Olson Road. The driver of the pickup truck died at the scene while the driver of the semi truck sustained non-life threatening injuries.
BC Highway Patrol has assumed conduct of the investigation with assistance from the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service, Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement branch, WorkSafeBC and the BC Coroners’ Service. The cause of the collision is not known at this time and nothing has been ruled out. Road and weather conditions are reportedly challenging in the area.
Anyone with information regarding this collision, including any dashboard camera video is asked to contact BCHP in Prince George at 250-649-4004 and reference file 2021-807.