Driver killed in motor vehicle accident near Fort Smith

RCMP members from Fort Smith and Hay River attended the scene where a man died and three passengers sustained serious injuries.

RCMP say three people seriously injured, one dead after incident on Highway 5

RCMP members from Fort Smith and Hay River attended the scene where the man driving the car died and three passengers sustained serious injuries.

Police are investigating a single motor vehicle accident after one person was killed and three people seriously injured near Fort Smith, N.W.T., on Sunday morning. 

RCMP members from Fort Smith and Hay River attended the scene on Highway 5 around 11:30 a.m, according to a press release Tuesday afternoon. They located the four occupants of the vehicle — all of whom are from the Northwest Territories — approximately 140 km from Fort Smith.

The man driving the car died. Another man and two women who were passengers in the vehicle were hurt. 

Police said members are working with the Office of the Chief Coroner of the Northwest Territories as the investigation continues.