Passenger killed, driver airlifted to hospital after single-vehicle crash near Parksville

A motor vehicle crash claimed the life of a 35-year-old Ocean­side man on Friday night.

Oceanside RCMP said a car travelling north on the Inland Island Highway about 10 p.m. rolled after going off the road at the Exit 51 offramp to ­Parksville.

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The car came to rest on its roof in the median. The passenger was declared dead at the scene.

The driver, a 35-year-old Oceanside woman, was airlifted to hospital.

B.C. Highway Patrol Parksville is asking any witnesses, anyone who was at the scene or anyone with dash cam video of the crash to please contact them at 250-954-2953.

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