Two separate motor vehicle incidents Wednesday resulted in serious injuries

The RCMP and Search and Rescue responded to two separate motor vehicle incidents Wednesday evening that resulted in serious injuries.

  • Apr. 25, 2013 6:00 a.m.

The RCMP and Search and Rescue responded to two separate motor vehicle incidents Wednesday evening that resulted in serious injuries.

A driver is in Vancouver with very serious injuries after a single vehicle incident on Likely Road near the intersection of Big Lake Road on April 24 at around 7:40 p.m.

When RCMP arrived at the site, the Big Lake Fire and Rescue and Emergency Health Services were already on scene.

“The vehicle appears to have lost control on the road and rolled several times before coming to rest off the left side of the road,” an RCMP press release said.

A lone occupant driver was airlifted to Vancouver. The cause of the MVI is under investigation, however impairment is not suspected.

In a separate incident, two people are in Kamloops Hospital after a head-on collision.

On April 24, just before midnight, the Williams Lake RCMP responded to a two-vehicle motor vehicle incident on Fox Mountain road.

Police were advised of a head-on collision where two people were trapped in one vehicle and another person was unresponsive.

Police attended the scene and met with paramedics and search and rescue who were providing first aid.

A male occupant in a vehicle travelling down from Fox Mountain may have lost control and struck the second vehicle which was travelling up Fox Mountain head on, the RCMP said.

The driver from vehicle the vehicle travelling down the hill was ejected from his vehicle, however suffered only minor injuries, while the two occupants from the other vehicle suffered more serious injuries.

Both occupants were transferred to Kamloops Hospital for surgery.

Drugs and alcohol appear to be a factor in both vehicles, the RCMP said in a press release.