Skip to content

Highway 5 reopened after head-on crash north of Barriere that killed two

The incident was 14 km south of Little Fort
20439701_web1_200205-BPD-barriere-double-fatal-Darfield-map_1
Darfield, B.C. (Google Maps)

UPDATE: Highway 5 is reopened.

ORIGINAL STORY: Two people have been killed in a head-on collision north of Barriere.

A passenger vehicle and a transport truck crashed into each other in the Darfield area on Highway 5 around 12:10 p.m. on Wednesday, police said. The two people in the passenger vehicle died.

Road and weather conditions are being considered as possible factors, after the recent snowfall.

The highway is closed in both directions until further notice.

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter





Pop-up banner image