Fatal crash on Highway 1

Two Hope residents were killed in a collision near Peters Road on Friday night

  • Mon Jan 26th, 2015 6:00pm
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A crash on Highway 1 Friday night claimed the lives of two Hope residents.

RCMP are investigating a horrific head on collision that has claimed the lives of two Hope residents.

Crews were called to Highway 1 eastbound just before Peters Road around 7:45 p.m. on Jan. 23. There were three people trapped and firefighters from Popkum worked to free them.

One person died on scene and another passed away in hospital.

It was raining heavily at the time of the collision and police report a westbound vehicle had crossed the centre median and crashed into the other vehicle.