RCMP continue to investigate serious single vehicle crash at Dog Creek

RCMP are investigating a single vehicle collision with injuries, that occurred Friday morning on the Upper Dog Creek Indian Reserve.

  • May. 21, 2016 5:00 a.m.

The Williams Lake RCMP and North District Traffic Services are investigating a single vehicle collision with injuries, that occurred Friday morning on the Upper Dog Creek Indian Reserve.

At approximately 8:20 a.m., on Friday May 20, 2016, the Williams Lake RCMP received a report of a single vehicle crash with the driver trapped in the vehicle,

Investigators attended the location on the Upper Dog Creek Road on the Dog Creek Indian Reserve, South of the Band Office.

The collision involved a 2003 Toyota Echo, driven by a 34 year old male.

Witness evidence and scene examination indicated that the vehicle was travelling northbound and went off the road left into the ditch and then came back onto the dirt road, South East District RCMP Cpl. Dan Moskaluk said in a press release.

The Williams Lake RCMP were assisted by the local Indian Band Emergency Services, Central Cariboo Search and Rescue and RCMP North District ICARS.

The driver was the lone occupant. He was extricated from the vehicle and suffered serious life-threatening injuries and was transported to medical care by BCEHS.

“The collision is still under investigation, at this time, it appears that alcohol consumption may be a contributing factor,” the press release noted.

 

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