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RCMP: Four & # 39; fatal crashes in B.C. from the beginning of 2019


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RCMP is asking drivers to slow down and practice caution occurred after four & # 39; fatal crashes in B.C. this last week only

On 4 & # 39; in January, roughly in 1: 30 am, there was a fatal collision & # 39; two vehicles on Highway 1 approximately 20 kilometers west of & # 39; Field. According to a statement, it was determined that, "passenger vehicle east b & # 39; two female occupants crossed the center line and collided with & # 39; transport truck west."

female passenger in the sedan was killed by collision and the driver suffered serious injuries. The driver of the transport vehicle was not injured.

On Sunday, 6 & # 39; in January, roughly in 1: 00, there was a collision & # 39; one vehicle on Highway 99 north & # 39; & # 39 in Steveston Road, Richmond. It was determined that a single woman collided with & # 39; sign & # 39; highway and landed upside & # 39; down and partially submerged in a ditch filled with water near the road.

On the same day in & # 39; around 5:40 am, RCMP received a report FERNIE & # 39; & # 39 fatal collision; three vehicles on the Street about 3 kilometers east of & # 39; FERNIE. single male driver had crossed the center line and collided with & # 39; eastern commercial van as well & # 39; another vehicle that was following the van.

As a result of the crash, died driver of the vehicle to the west, which was belt. Both people in the van suffered non-life threatening injuries and the driver of the third vehicle was not injured.

Third crash Sunday Vernon North Okanagan RCMP responded to a collision of three vehicles on Highway 97 near Birnie Road, south of Vernon around 3:05. Three vehicles south clashed following a single vehicle tried to pass two other vehicles. Hit one of the vehicles which have been hit, that driver lost control and hit the rock face and the passenger in the car that was hit died in the collision.

The police would like to remind all motorists to exercise caution by reducing, due to road and weather conditions can change quickly and without warning. Reducing the speed reduces the chance of getting injured or killed in & # 39; crash. Make sure that your vehicle is equipped with & # 39; suitable surface winter when it enters the streets of BC this winter.

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