Hope: A driver has been killed following a collision involving three commercial vehicles on Highway 1 in Hope, according to the BC Highway Patrol. 

BC Highway Patrol said on Tuesday after 4 pm, officers of BC Highway Patrol South Coast Chilliwack responded to a report of collision involving three commercial vehicles on Highway 1 Eastbound near Hunter Creek. 

After the incident, members of the Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Services, BCEHS, Hope Fire Department, Hope Search and Rescue, and the BC Coroner’s Service were called to the scene.

“The driver of one of the involved commercial vehicles was pronounced deceased at the scene.   

Initial investigation points to the commercial vehicle driven by the deceased rear-ending one of the other commercial vehicles that had been stopped in construction traffic at a high rate of speed,” BC Highway Patrol says in a press release. 

Investigators said other involved drivers are cooperating with in the investigation and there are no other significant injuries.  

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