Accidents

Six Mile Beach outside Nelson is known for its perfect sand, clear water and unique sand spit. But the drowning death of a man in July has residents asking if the dangerous spot has become too popular. Photo: David Grantham/Kootenay Drone Services

Dangerous oasis: The fatal history of a popular Kootenay Lake beach

Six Mile Beach near Nelson is known for its unique sand spit. But locals have feared it for decades

 

Police are investigating following a fatal crash on the Golden Ears Bridge Friday (Oct. 2). (Shane MacKichan photo)

Speed believed to be a factor in fatal motorcycle crash on Golden Ears Bridge

Langley RCMP asking for witnesses, dash cam footage from public

 

Emergency crews scoured the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident on April 12, 2018 that occurred in the 21800-block of Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge. More than a year later, a Surrey man was charged. He’s since pleaded guilty and has been sentenced. (Special to The News)

Driver sentence in 2018 fatal Lower Mainland hit-and-run

Surrey motorist faces two years in jail after killing a pedestrian in Maple Ridge, then fleeing

 

Three children are dead following a incident involving a tractor. Image: Canadian Press

Canada Day tractor incident kills three children, injures seven in Quebec

The tractor driver has been arrested following the accident

Three children are dead following a incident involving a tractor. Image: Canadian Press
Search and Rescue continue to search for the missing boater. (Shane MacKichan photo)

One person dead, one missing after boat carrying five people capsizes in Pitt River

Vessel capsized near Munro Creek just after 11 a.m. Saturday morning

Search and Rescue continue to search for the missing boater. (Shane MacKichan photo)
First responders on scene on Fraser Way in Pitt Meadows. (Ronan O’Doherty – THE NEWS)
First responders on scene on Fraser Way in Pitt Meadows. (Ronan O’Doherty – THE NEWS)
UPDATE: Collision at 74 Avenue and 128 Street in Surrey

UPDATE: Collision at 74 Avenue and 128 Street in Surrey

Fire crews are on the scene and there’s no word on injuries.

UPDATE: Collision at 74 Avenue and 128 Street in Surrey
Police say that three people were rescued from a car that went into a ditch near 48 Ave. off of King George Boulevard on Sunday afternoon. (Curtis Krekau)

UPDATE: Family rescued from water-filled ditch on King George Boulevard

The family of four was transported to hospital, where the mother remains in critical condition

  • Oct 1, 2017
Police say that three people were rescued from a car that went into a ditch near 48 Ave. off of King George Boulevard on Sunday afternoon. (Curtis Krekau)