Police investigate fatal collision: alcohol suspected

Port Hardy

2023-08-11 10:59 HAP

Dossier nº 2023-2759

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RCMP in Port Hardy are investigating a single fatal vehicle collision on Holberg Rd, south of Port Hardy.

On August 11, 2023, just after 4:30 a.m., police were notified of a serious collision on Holberg Rd, a few kilometers off highway 19, just south of Port Hardy. Evidence gathered at the scene indicated that the driver, a 21-year-old man was trapped inside a black Mitsubishi Outlander and had to be extracted and transported to hospital for non-life threatening injuries. The passenger, a 24-year-old man unfortunately died at the scene.

Alcohol is suspected to be a contributing factor in the crash, says Corporal Alex Bérubé, spokesperson for the RCMP in British Columbia.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact the Port Hardy RCMP at 250-949-6335.

Diffusé par :

Cap. Alex Bérubé

S.-off.-cons. de district (relations avec les médias)
District de l’île
2881, rue Nanaimo, Victoria (C.-B.) V8T 4Z8
Bureau : 250-380-6110
Cellulaire : 778-836-8153

Courriel : alex.berube@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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