On December 28, 2011, at approximately 10:09 a.m., Lytton RCMP responded to a report of a two-vehicle accident approximately 5 kilometres north of Spences Bridge. A Chevrolet Tracker traveling northbound lost control and swerved in front of a Saturn SL1 heading south on Highway 1.
The driver of the southbound vehicle, a 55 year old female from Oak Bay, BC, died at the scene while the passenger, a 17 year old female also from Oak Bay was transported to Kamloops’ Royal Inland Hospital by EHS for treatment. The driver of the northbound vehicle, an 18 year old male from Fort Langley, had to be extricated from the vehicle and was transported by Air Ambulance to Royal Inland Hospital for further treatment.
Icy road conditions are believed to have contributed to the accident. Central Interior Traffic Services is continuing with the investigation.
Names are not being released at this time pending notification of family members.