ATV accident in Sunshine Valley

Hope RCMP respond to accident on Oct. 16 along Alpine Forest Service Road.

ATV accident in Sunshine Valley


Two Delta teenagers were taken to hospital after an ATV accident in Sunshine Valley last week.

Hope RCMP were called out to Alpine Forest Service Road at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 16. According to police, the teens were riding along the road when their quad lost control and threw both of them to the ground.

“Alcohol was not considered to be a factor in this accident,” said Cpl. Tammy Hollingsworth.  “Luckily the two teens were wearing helmets which prevented more serious injuries.”

The 15-year-old female driver suffered a dislocated shoulder, minor bumps and bruises. Her passenger, a 16-year-old male, suffered bumps and bruises.

Both teens were transported by to the Fraser Canyon Hospital for assessment.