Collision results in death

A 71-year-old man injured in a two-vehicle collision in Chemainus on Aug. 25 died in hospital on Sept. 1.

A 71-year-old man injured in a two-vehicle collision in Chemainus on Aug. 25 died in hospital on Sept. 1. The man was the driver of a GMC Sonoma pickup that collided with a Purolator truck from Victoria at about 9:30 p.m.

According to an RCMP media release, witnesses said the pickup was making a left-hand turn when it was struck by the Purolator truck, which was travelling north on the Trans-Canada Highway.

The two other occupants of the pickup, a 43-year-old woman and a 49-year-old man, were taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

No charges have been laid regarding this crash.

Cowichan Valley RCMP Victim Services are assisting those affected by this tragedy, said Const. Krista Hobday, media relations officer for the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP.

An integrated collision analyst will be forwarding a report on the incident in the near future.

 

 

Just Posted

First Nations leader to try for NDP nomination in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

Bob Chamberlin, vice-president of Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs, announces intentions

Prominent Indigenous leader Bob Chamberlin seeks federal NDP nod in B.C. riding

Bob Chamberlin is the long-serving chief councillor of a First Nation based on Gilford Island

CVRD sets tax increase for 2019 at 7.27%

New water and housing functions make up 3.52 % of increase

Premier makes surprise visit to Ladysmith Art Gallery

John Horgan does an informal meet and greet with Ladysmith arts and community leaders

Memorable weekend of hockey and camaraderie in Chemainus, Duncan

Many aspects of memorial tournament tug at the heartstrings

VIDEO: Can you believe it? This B.C. hill pulls cars backwards up a slope

Sir Isaac Newton had clearly never been to this Vernon anomaly when he discovered gravity

European, Canadian regulators to do own review of Boeing jet

Air Canada plans to remove the Boeing 737 Max from its schedule at least through July 1

Prime minister defends Liberal budget measures as sales effort gets underway

Conservatives under Andrew Scheer say it’s a spree funded by borrowing against the future

Mayor meets with B.C. health minister on homeless taxi transfers

Two homeless people were discharged from Surrey Memorial and sent to a Chilliwack shelter

B.C. lottery winner being sued by co-workers

They claim he owes them $200,000 each, in a lawsuit filed in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver

Teacher reprimanded for conduct towards special needs student

Alan Stephen Berry told vice principal he did not have time to use positive strategies

‘Full worm super moon’ to illuminate B.C. skies on first day of spring

Spring has sprung, a moon named in honour of thawing soil marks final super moon until 2020

Having phone within sight while driving does not violate law: B.C. judge

The mere presence of a cell phone within sight of a driver is not enough for a conviction, judge says

Woman punched on the sidelines of B.C. soccer game

Both involved were watching the U21 game in West Vancouver from the sidelines when things got heated

Most Read