Head-on crash on Hwy 1 near Chase claims three lives

Head-on crash on Hwy 1 near Chase claims three lives
Head-on crash on Hwy 1 near Chase claims three lives

Three people died in a head-on crash Tuesday (July 5) on Highway 1 near Sorrento, police have confirmed.

Paramedics and Mounties responded to the crash, which occurred at about 1 p.m. on the highway near Little River Boat World when a black sedan collided with an SUV

Officers arrived to find paramedics had already determined the occupants of both vehicles all died at the scene, according to Chase RCMP.

The BC Coroners Service is conducting a parallel investigation into circumstances surrounding the deaths of a 51-year-old Sorrento man and a 67-year old woman and a 60-year-old man, both from Blind Bay.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation, but witnesses reported that the black sedan, driven by the 51-year-old man, which was travelling eastbound, drove into the oncoming lane of the westbound SUV, which was carrying the 67-year-old woman and 60-year-old man.

A collision reconstructionist was called in to assist in the investigation, which had the highway closed for hours on Tuesday afternoon.

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