Two people are dead after a crash on Highway 19 north of Campbell River.
Emergency workers responded to a two-vehicle collision between Race Point and Barge Terminal Roads at 5:40 p.m. on Sunday.
Two people, travellers from Washington State, were declared dead at the scene and two others were taken to the hospital in critical condition.
“At this time, our thoughts are with the families involved in this collision,” said RCMP Const. Maury Tyre.
The cause of the crash is unclear.
The highway reopened just before 10 p.m. Sunday night.
Breaking: RCMP confirm two tourists from Washington State killed in serious two vehicle crash north of Campbell River. Two others seriously injured. Speed and alcohol being investigated. Highway 19 remains closed north o Barge Terminal Road pic.twitter.com/969AoBmI8S
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