On Friday Sept. 25, 2015 at 1:07 p.m. the Burns Lake RCMP responded to a report of a multiple vehicle collision on Hwy. 35 approximately five kms south of Burns Lake. Upon arrival RCMP officers determined that four vehicles were involved with five persons sustaining serious but non-life threatening injuries who were transported to the hospital. The highway was closed in both directions for several hours with no detour available. Alcohol was not a factor in the collision.
Then on Saturday Sept. 26, 2015 at 7:45 p.m. Burns Lake RCMP responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision on Hwy. 16 approximately eight kms east of Burns Lake. No major injuries and all persons involved were transported to the Lakes District Hospital by BC Emergency Health Services to be examined.
As a result of the investigation two violation tickets were issued to a driver under the Motor Vehicle Act.