Highway 16 closed 20 km west of New Hazelton

A fatal motor-vehicle accident has closed Highway 16 about 20 kilometres west of New Hazelton.

  • Nov. 9, 2011 10:00 a.m.

A fatal motor-vehicle accident has closed Highway 16 about 20 kilometres west of New Hazelton. The crash occurred at about 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

Emergency responders estimate that the highway will remain closed in both directions until approximately 10 p.m. No alternate route is available.

An RCMP investigation into the accident is ongoing.┬áMore details will become available after police have notified the victims’ families.