Audience Relations, CBC P.O. 2 teens missing and presumed drowned after car tumbles into river in the West Kootenay, CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices. The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. and early indications are that a semi was traveling north, when a Ford Focus came up from behind and slammed into the trailer. "We've got the underwater recovery team there now assessing whether or not we will be able to find the vehicle and hopefully be able to recover the vehicle and the occupants," added Badry. The driver and the passenger of the car were killed in the accident. East Kootenay Traffic Services have brought in collision experts to try to reconstruct the scene. It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. Kootenay crash kills one. The accident occurred just a few kilometers west of the scene of another fatal accident on Highway 3A just a month ago. Badry said the families have been notified of the tragedy and are being kept apprised of the effort to raise the vehicle. Photo: Google Maps. The water is deep and cold this time of year with ice on its edges. A deadly motor vehicle accident west of Nelson Monday morning has claimed one life and seriously injured two others. A double fatal crash in East Kootenay shut down Highway 395 between Fort Steele and Wasa for several hours on Sunday. The passenger of the vehicle was taken to Kootenay Lake Hospital, but died from their injuries. No cause was given for the crash. Police are urging motorists to take their time on the roads and drive to winter conditions. The names of the deceased and injured have not been released. East Kootenay Accident reports with live updates from the DOT, the News, and our Reporters on British Columbia Highway 3 Near East Kootenay RCMP is working to contact the victims' families. Closed Captioning and Described Video is available for many CBC shows offered on CBC Gem. The missing pair, a 15-year-old and an 18-year-old, both from Fruitvale, were passengers in a Volkswagen Beetle that didn't make a curve Sunday afternoon on the twisting and turning Seven Mile Dam Road along the Pend d'Oreille River, said West Kootenay Traffic Services Sgt. John Boivin - Dec 12, 2016 / 9:30 pm | Story: 183448. Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. Fatal crash causes 'significant' fuel spill, closes Hwy 3 at Kootenay Pass until Friday. 18-year-old Devon Dunkley was killed November 15 when his car hit a truck head on about six kilometers west of the city. Meghan Trainor eying The Voice U.K. return following pregnancy departure, Mark Hamill does flawless Yoda impression. Will the country that develops a COVID-19 vaccine use it as a geopolitical tool? 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Police say the two-vehicle collision occurred on Highway 3A near Bonnington, about 10 kilometres west of Nelson just after 8:00 am. A RCMP dive team is searching a West Kootenay river for the bodies of two teenagers who are believed to have drowned on the weekend. The driver of one vehicle was airlifted to Kelowna General Hospital with life-threatening injuries. Fatal crash in East Kootenay. Get all the day's most vital news with our newsletter, sent every weekday. Chad Badry. The highway was closed for several hours while police cleared the scene and investigated. A RCMP dive team is searching a West Kootenay river for the bodies of two teenagers who are believed to have drowned on the weekend. A double fatal crash in East Kootenay shut down Highway 395 between Fort Steele and Wasa for several hours on Sunday. The vehicle's 18-year-old driver from Salmo, and another 15-year-old passenger from Warfield were able to free themselves after the vehicle went off the road and plunged down the embankment into the Pend d'Oreille, between Trail and the U.S. border. 2 teens missing and presumed drowned after car tumbles into river in the West Kootenay. Dog handlers were also brought out to search for a dog that jumped out of the car after the crash and disappeared. Driver dead after crashing into southeast storm pond along Stoney Trail, COVID outbreak reported at Lethbridge adult entertainment club, 1 dead after losing control of vehicle on Stoney Trail. Police say the driver of the second vehicle sustained serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. The Pend d'Oreille is dammed up and is as much a reservoir as it is a river.

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