Two-vehicle collision claims one life

Port Hardy

2024-02-20 10:03 PST

File # 2024-500

Port Hardy is investigating a fatal collision on Highway 19.

On February 16, 2024, Port Hardy RCMP responded to the 395 km marker on Highway 19 after receiving a report of a two-vehicle head-on collision. Initial evidence suggested that a brown Ford F350 was travelling northbound on Highway 19 when it collided with a green dump truck that was travelling southbound.

Unfortunately, the driver of the Ford F350 died at the scene. The driver of the dump truck was transported to hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation into the cause of the collision continues, however impairment is not believed to have played a factor in the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Port Hardy RCMP at 250-949-6335.

Released by:

Cpl. Alex Bérubé
District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
Island District
2881 Nanaimo St, Victoria, BC V8T 4Z8
Office: 250-380-6110
Cell: 778-836-8153


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