UPDATE: Accident kills Sorrento man

Trans-Canada East Traffic Services Highway Patrol is investigating a collision that took place east of Shuswap Lake Estates Wednesday.

RCMP Report on Nov. 30 at approximately 1 p.m. a two-vehicle collision on Highway #1 and Greer Road near Blind Bay.

“An eastbound Ford Escort crossed the centre line and collided with a westbound Peterbuilt tractor trailer unit.

“The 61-year-old male driver of the Ford Escort resided in the Sorrento area and was deceased at the collision scene.

“The two occupants of the Peterbuilt were transported to the hospital and after being examined were released.

“Members of the Trans Canada East Traffic Services unit continue to investigate the cause of this collision and are assisting the B.C. Coroners Service,” said a Golden RCMP release.


The Observer will provide an update on the accident as soon as new information becomes available.



Just Posted

Painting by Winston Churchill of lake near Field sells for $87,000

Churchill had painted the work during 1929 visit before becoming UK prime minister

Banked Slalom marks first of its kind event at Kicking Horse

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort hosted its first ever snowboard only event last… Continue reading

New floors upgrade Civic Centre

Submitted by the Town of Golden One of Golden’s most iconic buildings… Continue reading

Women in business: Peggy chalmers is a staple to Golden’s community

What began as a trip to visit Golden in the 1970s evolved… Continue reading

Mountainside Gardens gears up for another growing season

Serving the community of Golden, B.C., for 12 years, Mountainside Gardens is… Continue reading

Vancouver Aquarium’s resident octopus released into ocean

Staff let the Giant Pacific octopus go into the waters near Bowen Island so she can reproduce

How to keep local news visible in your Facebook feed

Facebook has changed the news feed to emphasize personal connections. You might see less news.

Canada’s Kaetlyn Osmond wins figure skating world title

The 22-year-old fwon the women’s singles crown with her Black Swan routine

B.C. pooches celebrate National Puppy Day

Check out some of the submissions from around B.C. for National Puppy Day 2018

Alberta tells B.C. to stop opposing pipelines if it doesn’t like gas prices

John Horgan said he would like to see the federal government step in to deal with high gas prices.

B.C. mother hit in truck rampage dies

Family confirms mother of four Kelly Sandoval dies almost two months after being hit.

PHOTOS: Students exhibit stunning paper couture dresses

22 paper made gowns will be on display at Vancouver’s Oakridge Centre until March 27

BCHL Today: Prince George avoids elimination with game five win

BCHL Today is a (near) daily look at what’s going on around the league and the junior A world.

Suspect arrested and charged for assault on autistic man

Parmvir Chahil has strong B.C. ties; two others charged with accessory after the fact

Most Read