The passenger of this westbound Grand Am and a family dog succumbed to their injuries after crossing the centre line into an eastbound Hummer early Monday morning.  The Hummer driver received non-life threatening injuries and the Grand Am driver is in critical condition in Kelowna hospital.

The passenger of this westbound Grand Am and a family dog succumbed to their injuries after crossing the centre line into an eastbound Hummer early Monday morning. The Hummer driver received non-life threatening injuries and the Grand Am driver is in critical condition in Kelowna hospital.

Fatal collision victim on Highway 3 succumbs to her injuries

A horrific car crash on Hwy 3 just outside Princeton, B.C. involving two vehicles has claimed a second victim.

  • Mar. 22, 2011 5:00 p.m.

As a result of a fatal crash March 7, two km east of Princeton on Highway 3, the driver of a green Pontiac, Kelly Pockett, 23, of North Vancouver, succumbed to her injuries and died in Kelowna Hospital March 15.

The passenger of the Pontiac, Michael Gibson, 25, of North Vancouver died at the scene on March 7.

The Pontiac was westbound on Highway 3, entered a left-hand curve thread wet with a light covering of snow.

The vehicle lost control and hit the cement barrier on the outside of the curve. The Pontiac bounced off the barrier crossing the centre line rotating sideways into the path of an oncoming white Hummer.

The driver of the Hummer, a 58 year old Penticton, resident was treated and released from Princeton Hospital.

The investigation is continuing along with BC Coroner’s Service.