On Saturday October 8, at approximately 8: 19 PM, Inuvik RCMP initiated an investigation into a serious motor vehicle accident that occurred on the Inuvik/ Tuktoyaktuk Highway just outside of Inuvik.
An adult male who was injured in the accident was transported to the Inuvik Hospital with significant injuries. The male victim was airlifted to a hospital in Alberta where he later died as a result of his injuries. Charges of Impaired Driving Causing Death and other Criminal Code charges are pending against the male driver who was operating the vehicle at the time of the incident.
The motor vehicle accident remains under investigation by Inuvik RCMP with assistance from “G” Division Traffic Services, “G” Division Forensic Identification Services, and “G” Division Police Dog Service Unit. The Inuvik RCMP offer sincerest condolences to the family of the victim in this tragic event.
Anyone who has information regarding this accident are asked to contact the Inuvik RCMP at 777-1111.