On Sept. 2nd at 3:38 p.m., Smithers RCMP, Fire Rescue and BC Ambulance responded to a single vehicle rollover on Hudson Bay Mountain Road near Whistler Road south of Smithers.
A Chevrolet S10 pickup lost control driving down Hudson Bay Mountain Road, travelled off road right into a ditch and rolled multiple times. Both occupants were ejected.
A 48-year-old Smithers man died at the scene. The second occupant, a 48-year-old Smithers female, sustained serious but non life-threatening injuries. She was transported by EHS to Bulkley Valley Hospital, then on to Prince George Hospital.
RCMP West Pacific Region Traffic Services and a collision re-constructionist attended the scene, along with the coroner. The incident is still under investigation.
Neither occupant was wearing a seat belt.
Released by Staff Sgt. Rob Mitchell