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Triple Fatality

Three people are dead following a multi-vehicle traffic accident in Northern BC. It occurred about 11:30 yesterday morning east of Prince George on Highway 16, near Mount Robson Provincial Park.

The road was closed for over 9 hours by the RCMP, which has also confirmed two people were injured in the crash. One, believed to be a 3 year-old girl, has been listed in critical conditon and the other has non-life threatening injuries.

Latest reports indicate 6 vehicles were involved in the accident, including two motorcycles and a commercial transport unit. Four of the vehicles were parked in a rest area and police say all 3 people killed and the critically injured child were in one of them.

Names of all the victims are still being withheld.

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RCMP Sergeant Pat McTiernan says the accident circumstances remain under investigation.
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Police have ruled out weather conditions as a crash factor and they’re taking witness information at 1-800-222-8477.

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