Fatal accident in Roberts Creek

Ben Ingram/Staff Writer / Staff writer
January 26, 2012 01:00 AM

A 26-year-old Gibsons male passed away in a single-vehicle collision near Roberts Creek Road, Jan. 19.

Shortly after midnight emergency crews, including ambulance and the Roberts Creek fire department, responded to the accident on the Sunshine Coast Highway Thursday morning.

According to Sunshine Coast RCMP, a red 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier was travelling southbound on the highway and appeared to have lost control, hitting a tree and utility pole along the driver's side of the vehicle.

First responders on the scene attended to the male and attempts to revive him were unsuccessful. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Alcohol is not suspected and are continuing their investigation. The victim's name has not been released by police.

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