A two-vehicle crash on Highway 1 near Sorrento, B.C., has claimed two lives.

RCMP said in a press release that on Monday at 11:45 p.m., a semi-trailer travelling east failed to make a right turn, resulting in it flipping over on its side in the oncoming lane.

“Unable to stop in time, an oncoming semi-truck, traveling west collided with it,” Cpl. James Grandy said.

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“Sadly, both the driver and passenger of the flipped semi-truck passed away at the scene. The driver of the oncoming truck suffered minor injuries.”

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The investigation is ongoing.

If you witnessed this collision or have dashcam video related to the incident, you are asked to call the Chase RCMP at 250-679-3221.

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