One person dead in multi-vehicle crash on Highway 1 near Golden

One person dead in multi-vehicle crash on Highway 1 near Golden

Four vehicles were involved in the crash

One person has died in a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 1, just outside of Golden.

Emergency crews responded to a four-vehicle collision just after 3:10 p.m. Tuesday along Highway 1, roughly 20 kilometres west of Golden, police said in a news release.

Two passenger vehicles and two commercial vehicles were involved in the incident. Police did not specify if the person was a passenger or driver.

Investigators believe snowy conditions may have played a role in the incident. Roughly 30 centimetres fell Tuesday in Revelstoke. There is a winter storm warning in effect for the area.

DriveBC estimates the highway to reopen at 8 p.m.

READ MORE: More than 25 centimetres expected to dump in Revelstoke


 

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