While the investigation remains in the very early states, Shoihet says the preliminary indications are that the semi traveled eastbound and lost control and hit the bus, which was heading west.
“A collision reconstruction and analyst have been called in to assist in the investigation. The area remains closed in both directions and is expected to remain closed for several hours while the investigation continues. Motorists are asked to avoid the area and monitor DriveBC for the most up-to-date information on road closures, ”she adds.
former: BC Emergency Health Services has confirmed that 10 people have been transported to the hospital following a collision on Highway 16 near the Goat River Bridge.
Several ambulances were sent to the scene, including Prince George ground units and air ambulances.
A total of 10 patients were transported by ambulance people to the hospital. One patient was in serious condition and flown by air ambulance helicopter to the hospital. Nine other patients, all stable, transported by ambulances.
BC Emergency Health Services received a 9-1-1 call at. 1:20 a.m. (Nov. 20) for a multi-vehicle incident involving a semi-truck and a bus west of McBride.
In addition, three patients made their way from the site to a local hospital facility in McBride, and BC EHS is in the process of transferring them to a higher level of care.
According to Drive BC, Highway 16 remains blocked in both directions.
Assessment is in progress without a detour.
There is an estimated reopening time at. 02:00 Sunday morning (November 21)
At present, the cause of the accident is unknown.
CKPG News has contacted RCMP for more information, this story will be updated as more details are released.
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