Highway 3 fatal collision

Cranbrook, BC Highway Patrol, Collision Unit

2023-02-28 14:38 PST

File # 2100-2023-755

 On Sunday, February 26, 2023, at 4:45 PM, a collision between two vehicles on Hwy 3 south of Moyie left one passenger deceased. BC Highway Patrol, along with Cranbrook RCMP, responded to a collision between a Subaru and a commercial Tractor Trailer south of Moyie. The initial investigation has found that the southbound Subaru lost control on snowy roads rotating into the oncoming commercial vehicle. The front passenger of the Subaru, a 32 year old male from Vancouver, was determined to be deceased on scene. The driver of the Subaru was seriously injured and transported to hospital. The driver of the commercial vehicle was not injured.

Highway 3 was closed for several hours as police investigated, gathered evidence and recovered the vehicles involved. BC Highway Patrol Cranbrook is continuing this investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this fatal crash, including anyone with dashboard camera video of pre-collision driving, is asked to contact BC Highway Patrol Cranbrook at 250-420-4244.

Released by:

Insp. Chad Badry
OIC Kootenay Highway Patrol
BC Highway Patrol
1010 Second Street, Nelson, BC V1L 6A2
Office: 250-354-5146
Fax: 250-354-5126

Email: chad.badry@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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