RCMP looking for witnesses to collision

Police would like to speak to the driver of a light blue Jeep driving erratically 10 kilometres east of Cranbrook two weeks ago.

  • Jan. 4, 2017 4:00 p.m.

Cranbrook RCMP are seeking assistance in locating the driver of a dark coloured Jeep who may have knowledge of a motor vehicle collision that occurred on Highway 3/93..

On December 20, 2016 around 2:30 pm on Hwy 3/93 about 10km East of Cranbrook, BC a dark coloured jeep was attempting to pass another vehicle and appeared to lose control and cross the centre line. Witnesses advise the Jeep ended up fishtailing toward oncoming traffic.

A blue Chevy Suburban, heading East, swerved to miss the jeep and ended up in the ditch after flipping multiple times. The occupants of the Suburban were taken to hospital with undetermined injuries. A second vehicle also went off the road but left the scene prior to police attendance.

Cranbrook RCMP are trying to locate the driver of the dark coloured jeep, as well as the other vehicle that went off the roadway, to gather more information on this motor vehicle incident. If you were the driver of this jeep or have any information regarding this incident Cranbrook RCMP are requesting a call at 250-489-3471.