2 killed in early morning accident in Whitehorse
RCMP say a man and a woman, both 18, were killed in single-vehicle crash Monday morning
Yukon RCMP say two teenagers were killed early Monday morning, in a single vehicle crash on Hamilton Boulevard in Whitehorse.
And police say in a news release that impaired driving charges are pending against the 20-year-old man who was driving the vehicle.
The accident happened at about 6:30 a.m., about one kilometre south of Bigway Foods, near Falcon Drive.
Police arrived to find an 18-year-old man and an 18-year-woman, both passengers in the vehicle, dead at the scene. They have not been named by police.
A male passenger was also assessed at the scene, and another male passenger was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The driver was arrested and taken to hospital, then later released into police custody.
A section of Hamilton Boulevard was closed in both directions for several hours after the accident. The road reopened to traffic just after 2 p.m.
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