Driver dies in single vehicle collision on Hwy 1 near Sicamous

RCMP-1205Sicamous, BC: The Sicamous RCMP and RCMP Trans Canada East Traffic Services are investigating a single vehicle collision which occurred Thursday afternoon, near Sicamous, BC.


Fatal CollisionOn September 8th, 2016, at 3:50 pm, the Trans Canada East Traffic Services and Sicamous RCMP attended the scene of a single motor vehicle accident near Bernie Road on Highway 1 West of Sicamous.

A motorist reported witnessing an eastbound 2013 grey Jeep Liberty swerve on Highway 1. The vehicle was then observed driving off the road left and down an embankment. A member of the Trans Canada East Traffic services arrived on scene within minutes and located the vehicle resting on the drivers’ side in the bush. The 72 year old lone male subject found inside the vehicle, and confirmed to be deceased at the scene by local paramedics. At this time speed does not seem to be a factor in this unfortunate incident.

A collision analyst reconstructionalist, attended the scene to conduct an investigation to determine the cause of the collision. This fatal crash is still under investigation.

File # 2016-4014

Sicamous RCMP