Fatal collision shuts down highway at French River

Published on February 5, 2014
French River accident
AMANDA JESS – THE NEWS

RCMP are currently on scene of a fatal motor vehicle collision in French River.

At 12:45 p.m.,  RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision between a tractor trailer and a van on Trans Canada Highway 104. As a result of the collision, unfortunately the driver of the van has been killed. The driver of the tractor trailer received non life-threatening injuries.

A RCMP traffic analyst has been called in to assist investigators. The highway will be closed until further notice. Traffic will be re-routed eastbound at Exit 27 and westbound at Exit 29.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation.