Selkirk College students and staff were involved in a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 3A between Castlegar and Nelson on Thursday afternoon, June 30.
Eighteen Selkirk College students and staff members, primarily from the Explore Program, were on the BC Transit bus that was involved in the collision. One student suffered serious injury in the crash and was transferred to Kelowna hospital on the evening of June 30. Sadly, the student has since passed away.
A statement from Selkirk College President Maggie Matear: