Single vehicle collision into river

Keremeos

2023-05-16 08:23 PDT

File # 2023-559

On May 15th, 2023, emergency crews responded at approximately 9:30 a.m. to a report of an overturned vehicle laying in the river, 1km east of the 4000 block of Highway 3, near Keremeos, BC.

It appeared the vehicle left the highway, struck a tree, went down the embankment, and landed upside down, submerged in the river.

The exact day and time the collision occurred is uncertain, but likely occurred during the previous 24-hours.

Emergency crews extracted all two occupants from inside the vehicle, who were both pronounced deceased.

The RCMP, along with the BC Coroners Service, are continuing to investigate.

Released by

Cpl. James Grandy
District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
Southeast District
Office: 250-460-2398

Email: james.grandy@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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