File # 2013-388
2013-06-26 23:10 PDT
The Kamloops and Logan Lake RCMP responded to a single vehicle motor vehicle incident, late Tuesday afternoon. The injured lone occupant driver of the vehicle succumbed to her injuries later after being transported to hospital.

On Tuesday June 25, 2013, at approximately 1700 hrs, upon arrival on Lac Le Jeune Road at Chuwels Mountain Road near Kamloops, RCMP officers located the collision scene with good Samaritans, ambulance and fire/rescue tending to the lone occupant of the vehicle. The injured 74 year old female from Logan Lake, BC. was transported to Royal Inland Hospital by helicopter where she later succumbed to her injuries.

A Central Interior Traffic Services Collision Reconstructionist and the BC Coroner attended and completed the scene examination. The scene examination concluded that the woman’s truck veered over the center line and went off the road, striking a tree. An initial determination has also been made that speed and alcohol are not believed to be contributing factors in this incident. The Logan Lake RCMP and BC Coroners Services are continuing their investigations in order to determine the causal factors of the collision.

The deceased name is not being released at this time by the RCMP.

The Logan Lake RCMP is requesting the assistance of the public and wish to speak to any witnesses to the collision or from anyone that rendered assistance to the driver. Investigators are aslo trying to locate a male witness who called for assistance and was driving a newer white Kenworth gravel truck towing a 26-30 foot long flat deck trailer. Please contact the Logan Lake RCMP at 250-523-6222

R.C.M.P. Logan Lake Detachment