BC RCMP Highway Patrol are seeking the public’s help with the investigation into a fatal motor vehicle incident near Parksville on Friday night.
In a media release, RCMP said a vehicle travelling northbound on Inland Island Highway drove off the road at the Exit 51 off ramp to Parksville just after 10 p.m. on Friday, September 24th.
The vehicle rolled over and landed on its roof.
There were two occupants in the vehicle, a 35-year-old male passenger and a 35-year-old female driver, both from the Parksville Qualicum Beach area.
The man was pronounced dead at scene and the woman was airlifted to hospital.
“BC Highway Patrol Parksville would like to thank all of the many people who stopped to render aid, to the Oceanside RCMP and to the Fire and Ambulance crews for their assistance on the scene,” said Cpl. Michelle LeBrun of the BCHP.
RCMP are asking witnesses, anyone in attendance at the scene or anyone with dashcam footage to contact them at 250-954-2953.