Single vehicle collision claims life

Name of victim not yet released

  • Dec. 23, 2015 8:00 a.m.

The Comox Valley RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision during the late night hours of Dec. 22, where a young man died.

At 11:59 p.m. the Comox Valley RCMP, along with the BC Provincial Ambulance attended to the Inland Island Highway, approximately 15 km north of Cook Creek. Upon arrival, a vehicle was found in the centre median. The 24-year-old male was the only person in the vehicle and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The road conditions at the time of the collision were reported to be slippery with slushy sections.

Drugs and alcohol are not suspected at this time, however, speed and road conditions may have been contributing factors for this motor vehicle collision.

 

The victim’s name has not yet been released.

The BC Coroners service, North Island traffic section, and the Vancouver Island collision Reconstructionist, will be continuing with this investigation.

Any further inquiries are to be directed to the BC Coroners service.

 

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