LOGO-RCMPQuesnel: A head on collision on Highway 97 south of Sales Road claims three lives on September 4.

Police investigation has determined that a pickup truck travelling northbound crossed the center line colliding head on with a southbound sport utility vehicle. Those who killed in the collision are: 48 year old male driver of the pickup truck, the 73 year old female driver of the SUV and 70 year old female passenger of SUV.

They were pronounced dead at the scene. Quesnel RCMP investigators are being assisted by North District Traffic Services Collision Reconstructionist and Traffic Analyst who are currently still on scene.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation, but alcohol is not believed to be a factor. Weather conditions at the time of the collision were cool with very dense fog and limited visibility.