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Accident that closed Highway 20 was a fatal

One person is dead and another seriously injured in an accident that closed Highway 20 west of Williams Lake.

RCMP Staff Sergeant Del Byron says a passenger in a 1997 Toyota Camry was killed when the vehicle left the road and struck a power pole at around 7-22 yesterday (Monday) morning.

He says the driver suffered serious injuries.

Names have not been released.

Byron says alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

The investigation continues.

 

ORIGINAL STORY:

Drive BC is reporting that Highway 20 is now open west of Williams Lake.

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It says the road between Chimney Valley Road and Bond Lake Road has now been cleared.

Williams Lake RCMP confirmed earlier today that they were called to a crash scene just west of Chilcotin Estates, west of the city, at 7-22 am.

Staff Sergeant Del Byron said it appeared that a west bound vehicle, a grey 1997 Toyota Camry, went off the road to the left and struck a power pole.

He says the vehicle ended up in the deep ditch.

There is still no word on any injuries at this point.

 

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