Telegraph Creek Crash Injures Two -- But Was There Also a Third Victim?

6/12/2018

A single-vehicle crash near Telegraph Creek Monday morning injured two people -- but Search and Rescue personnel are looking for a possible third victim who may be missing.

RCMP were called to a section of the highway near Telegraph Creek Bridge, where they discovered a white pickup truck had gone over an embankment.

Two people suffering non-life-threatening injuries were taken to hospital -- but police say they received information that a third person, known only as "John", may also have been in the pickup -- and an extensive search has turned up no signs of him.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the crash -- and to anyone who may have been riding in that pickup truck.

 

=== RCMP NEWS RELEASE ===

Injury Crash

Dease Lake, Telegraph Creek

2018-06-12 10:04 PDT

File # 2018-219

 

On Monday June 11 2018 at 7:32 AM, Telegraph Creek RCMP began an investigation that led to the discovery of a single vehicle crash scene.

When Police arrived on scene they discovered a white 2011 GMC Sierra pickup over an embankment near the Telegraph Creek Bridge. Investigation has confirmed that there were at least two people in the pickup when it crashed. They have been identified and their injuries are considered non-life threatening.

Information has been received that there may have been a third person in the vehicle at the time of the crash known only as John. SAR was called to the scene of the crash and has conducted an extensive search. To date the third person has not been located or identified.

Police would like to confirm the identity of this person and check on their wellbeing. Also, police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the crash or saw the vehicle before the crash.

Police are asking anyone who may have seen anyone walking or hitchhiking in the area of the crash, or if you are the person the police are looking for, please call the Telegraph Creek RCMP at 250 235 3111.
 

Released by

Cpl. Madonna Saunderson

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
North District
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George B.C. V2M 7E7
Office: 250-561-3166
Cell: 250-301-3521

Email: madonna.saunderson@rcmp-grc.gc.ca