News

Teen killed in car crash

An 18-year-old Mission man was killed in a single vehicle crash Saturday afternoon.            - Curtis Kreklau
An 18-year-old Mission man was killed in a single vehicle crash Saturday afternoon.
— image credit: Curtis Kreklau

An 18-year-old Mission man was killed in a single vehicle crash Saturday afternoon on Stave Lake Street, just north of Ferndale Avenue.

Witnesses told police the blue 1988 Mazda RX7 convertible was travelling northbound when it appeared to hit a bump on the road and crash into the ditch around 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 23. The then vehicle rolled over several times.

"Speed is believed to be a factor," said Mission RCMP Sgt. Shaun Wright, who noted witnesses reported seeing the vehicle pass another car at a high speed prior to crossing the road and hitting the ditch.

A doctor at the scene immediately determined the driver was deceased, added Wright. There were no other occupants inside the vehicle.

The coroner attended the scene and the RCMP Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service assisted in the investigation.

The driver's next of kin has been notified, but police are not releasing the his name.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Security stepped up in B.C. after attacks in Ottawa
 
UPDATE: B.C. legislature on alert before Ottawa shooting
 
Silverdale Nightmare Haunted House opens this week
Lockdown at research station in Agassiz following Ottawa shooting
 
UPDATE: Man dies after from injuries suffered in workplace accident
 
Hikers rescued from Dewdney Mountain
Soldier killed in Parliament Hill siege
 
Measles clinics offered in Mission
 
IKEA strike over after 17 months

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 17 edition online now. Browse the archives.