UPDATE 9 PM
“It is with deep sorrow, that we report that the bodies of two children have been recovered from this tragic accident,” says Sgt. Krista Vrolyk, media spokesperson for the Chilliwack RCMP. BC Coroner’s Service is now investigating.
SHORTLY before 1 p.m. on Sunday, Chilliwack RCMP, Chilliwack Search and Rescue, BC Ambulance and Air Ambulance and Chilliwack River Valley Fire Department were called to the scene of a tragic accident on the Foley Creek Forest Service Road. Investigation has determined that a “side by side” style off-road vehicle carrying a family of five lost control and became submerged in approximately 15 feet of water.
Two adults and one child were able to escape but the two remaining youth passengers are unaccounted for. The RCMP Dive Team has been called to the scene.