VANCOUVER – Eleven people have died in road accidents across British Columbia in 24 hours.
Five people died in two separate crashes near Fort St. John yesterday afternoon.
RCMP Corporal Jodie Shelkie says when police arrived at a two-vehicle crash on the Alaska Highway, the drivers and both passengers in each of the vehicles were dead.
An hour later, a 29-year-old man from Fort St. John was killed in a crash near the community.
A 23-year-old woman was taken to the hospital after a crash at Marshall Road and Horizon Street in Abbotsford and later died.
RCMP in Langley say a male driver was killed this morning when he was thrown from his vehicle during a rollover and police are also investigating the death of an 83-year-old man in a pedestrian accident.
Yesterday morning, three people died in a head-on crash in foggy conditions on Highway 97 near Quesnel.