Fatal collision east of Golden

One woman has been pronounced dead and three others have sustained injuries as the result of a head on collision east of Golden.

One woman has been pronounced dead and three others have sustained injuries as the result of a head on collision at the west entrance to Yoho National Park.

Trans Canada East Traffic Services, Golden RCMP, B.C. Ambulance and Field Fire Rescue responded to the report of a two vehicle head on collision. Trans Canada East Traffic Services members can confirm that a westbound Toyota Camry crossed the centre line and collided with an eastbound Chevrolet pick up truck.

The male driver of the Toyota Camry was transported to hospital in Golden and then air lifted to hospital in Calgary. The female passenger of the Toyota Camry was deceased at the collision scene. The two occupants of the pick up truck were transported to hospital in Golden with non-life threatening injuries. All persons involved in the collision were from B.C..

Members of the Trans Canada East Traffic Services unit are continuing to investigate the cause of the collision and are assisting the B.C. Coroners Service.