File # 2024-28531

On July 9, 2024 at approximately 3:27 a.m., Agassiz RCMP were called to a serious motor vehicle incident on the 8100 block of Lougheed Highway. A vehicle and tractor trailer collided head on causing the highway to be shut down. Lougheed Highway re-opened last night at approximately 5:00 p.m. and is operating with no delays today.

Agassiz RCMP, BC Emergency Health Services, and Agassiz Fire attended. The vehicle was occupied by a family of three and the tractor trailer by one person.

The two adults in the vehicle, were pronounced deceased on scene. The third, an infant, was airlifted to hospital, where they passed away a few hours later, despite the heroic efforts of first responders and hospital staff. The driver of tractor trailer did not suffer any injuries.

The Agassiz RCMP is working with Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service (ICARS) to determine the cause of this tragic incident. Alcohol or drugs are not suspected as a cause.

“I would like to thank my officers and all the first responders who attended this tragic incident for their hard work and dedication to serving the victims and their families. We are working on supporting all those who were affected from this crash and loss of an entire family. I have engaged the mental health supports for all of those involved,” says Sgt. Andy Lot Agassiz RCMP Detachment Commander.

“We are requesting any witness or anyone who has dash cam footage in the area of 8100 block of the Lougheed Highway from 3:00 a.m. to 3:45 a.m., to please contact the Agassiz RCMP at 604-796-2211.”

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