Fatal collision on the Bombi Monday

A fatal collision shut down Highway 3 on the Bombi yesterday near Salmo.

Police and emergency services were called out at 3:20 in the afternoon, after two vehicles were involved in a head on collision.

According to police there were two fatalities.

The Highway was closed for several hours, while West Kootenay Traffic Services, Southeast District Collision Analysis and Reconstruction services, and the BC Coroners Service investigated.

Anyone with information is asked to call West Kootenay Traffic Services.