British Columbia

1 dead, 4 other people injured after truck crash near Williams Lake

One woman is dead and four other people are injured after a rollover crash along a highway near Williams Lake, B.C., on Saturday, according to RCMP.

Pickup veered off Highway 20 early Saturday, RCMP say

One woman is dead and four other people are injured after a crash about 15 kilometres west of Williams Lake, B.C. (Chris Corday/CBC)

One person is dead and four others are badly injured after a rollover crash along a highway near Williams Lake, B.C.,on Saturday.

A GMC pickup truck carrying the five people veered off Highway 20 and rolled onto its roof at 3:38 a.m., according to RCMP. One woman died at the scene. The four others were taken to hospital with injuries Mounties described as serious to critical.

A statement said alcohol is believed to have played a role in the crash, though the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Williams Lake RCMP at 250 392-6211 or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous.

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