Haines Junction Single Motor Vehicle Collision

September 4, 2019
Haines Junction, Yukon

News release


Scene of collision near km 1556 Alaska Highway.

On September 3rd, 2019 at approximately 11:30 am, Haines Junction RCMP and Haines Junction EMS responded to a call of a single vehicle collision on the Alaska Highway near Marshall Creek, east of Haines Junction. Haines Junction Fire Department and Ibex Valley Fire Department also attended.

Through investigation, police determined that a Nissan Titan pickup truck left the road and flipped over, causing injury to two occupants, a 21-year-old woman from Washington State, and a 21-year-old man from Alaska. EMS transported both people to Whitehorse General Hospital, however the female died from her injuries prior to arrival. The man was later flown to Vancouver via medevac due to serious injuries.

The incident is still being investigated by Haines Junction RCMP and the Yukon Coroner's Service. Alcohol and/or drugs are not believed to be a factor.


Contact information

Corporal Geoffrey Peters
Haines Junction RCMP
Telephone: 867-634-2677

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