Fatal Collision Shuts Down Highway
2017-01-17 13:09 PST
File # CVITS 17-21
January 17, Members from both the Oceanside RCMP and Central Vancouver Island Traffic Services are currently investigating a collision on Highway 4, near Errington Road in Errington. First responders were called to the area at approximately 10:30 a.m, after witnesses observed the collision reportedly involving a commercial dump truck and a small passenger car.
As there was a death as a result of the collision, an RCMP Traffic Analyst has been called in to assist with the investigation.
The Alberni Highway (4) remains closed while investigators gather evidence in an attempt to determine the specifics of the collision.
A follow up media release will be forthcoming once further details are known and a Next of Kin notification is complete.
Please continue to monitor www.drivebc.com for further information on the length of Highway closure.
Cpl. Jesse ForemanNCO i/c Community Policing
727 West Island Highway, Parksville BC V9P 1B9
Office: 250-248-6111 extension 245
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