Three injured in Gitwangak rollover

A 20-year-old man who received life-threatening injuries was one of three people hurt in a serious rollover at Gitwangak on April 8.

A 20-year-old man was airlifted to Vancouver General Hospital with life-threatening injuries after a serious car rollover in Gitwangak which injured all three of the vehicle’s occupants.

The three people, who are all related, were travelling in the older model vehicle when it rolled at the 100 block of Bridge Street on April 8.

The 20-year-old male was transported to Wrinch Memorial Hospital before being airlifted to Vancouver General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A 24-year-old woman whose injuries were not life-threatening was transported to Vancouver General Hospital via Terrace, and a 23-year-old man received treatment at Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace.

All three people are from the Gitwangak community.

Hazelton RCMP is investigating the crash with assistance from Terrace and Prince George RCMP traffic services.