Fatal MVA occurs near Castlegar

Two vehicle collision claims the life of a Castlegar resident

  • Apr. 20, 2013 2:00 p.m.

The RCMP’s West Kootenay Traffic Services has reported a two-vehicle fatal collision on the Robson Access Road and Pass Creek Road on Saturday, April 20 at about 1:30 p.m. WKTS, along with Castlegar RCMP and Castlegar Fire Department responded to the incident.


Cpl. John Ferguson reports that a 2003 Hyundai driven by an 18-year-old female driver from Castlegar was reportedly traveling toward town on Robson Access Road and lost control, crossing into the oncoming lane striking a 2006 Dodge pickup driven by a 39-year-old male from Castlegar. The female driver was pronounced deceased at the scene. The occupants of the Dodge pickup, driver, his wife and small child where transported to Trail hospital. The husband and wife suffered serious but non life-threatening injuries and the small child was unhurt.


The name of the deceased is being withheld until at least Monday so next of kin can be notified.


Alcohol was not factor in this crash.