MVI investigation

Coquitlam

2017-04-29 05:56 PDT

File # 2017-12620

Coquitlam RCMP File # 2017-12620

On April 28, 2017 just before 6:20 p.m. the Coquitlam RCMP responded to a multi motor vehicle collision just north of Pitt River Road on the Lougheed Highway. Three vehicles were involved with three deceased, including one adult female, age 30 in one vehicle, and two female children ages three and nine in a different vehicle. Immediate family have been notified for each of the deceased, no names are being released at this time. Eight occupants were involved altogether with many being transported to hospital for varying levels of injury. The Coordinated Collision Investigation Team along with ICARS is still investigating. Impairment has been determined not to be a factor in this collision.

Lougheed Highway has now been re-opened while the investigation continues into the cause of the accident.

Anyone who witnessed the collision take place or has in-car video that recorded the scene is asked to contact Coquitlam RCMP Traffic Services immediately at 604-945-1550 and quote file 2017-12620. Anyone wishing to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers:

l by phone: 1-800-222-8477(TIPS)

l online: www.solvecrime.ca

l By SMS: Text: BCTIP and your message to CRIMES (274637)

l Via Facebook [link: https://www.facebook.com/metrovancouvercrimestoppers]

l Or download the Crime Stoppers mobile app for iPhone [link: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mvcscrime-stoppers/id526706054] or Android [link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=air.com.peopleschedule.mvcs2]

Corporal Quentin Frewing
Team One NCO
Coquitlam RCMP Traffic Services
2986 Guildford Way
Coquitlam, BC V3B 7Y5
Office: 604-552-7385
Work Cell: 604-250-2755

 

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