Smoke could be seen from the Tribune where emergency crews responded to a car fire on Dog Creek and Bond Lake Road Monday afternoon. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Smoke could be seen from the Tribune where emergency crews responded to a car fire on Dog Creek and Bond Lake Road Monday afternoon. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

UPDATE: One person deceased after single vehicle crash on Highway 20 near Williams Lake

Williams Lake RCMP continue to investigate to determine cause of the crash

One person is dead following a single vehicle crash and fire on Highway 20 near Williams Lake Monday, June 28.

Williams Lake RCMP were called to the incident at 3:50 p.m.

“When police arrived, they found a vehicle fully engulfed in flames. When Williams Lake Fire Department were able to extinguish the flames, one person was discovered deceased in the vehicle,” said Cpl. Madonna Saunderson, North District RCMP NCO.

Highway 20 was closed to all traffic as investigators conducted the investigation, with a detour in place.

Highway 20 has since reopened.

Police continue to investigate to determine the causal factors in this crash.

If you have any information about this contact the Williams Lake RCMP at (250) 392-6211

Original:

Emergency crews are responding to a vehicle fire near Williams Lake on Monday, June 28 just north of Bond Lake Road.

Smoke could be seen from the Tribune just after 4 p.m., but it was gone by 4:15 p.m.

Highway 20 is closed in both directions just north of Bond Lake Road. Detour available via Dog Creek Road.

More to come.



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