Indo-Canadian Trucker Dead After Head On Crash With Super Semi Trailer

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SURREY – Indo-Canadian trucker from Surrey is dead after a head on crash with another large truck. Balwinder Singh Gill, 53, was killed on Monday when a Super-B semi-trailer crashed head-on into his rig near Hixon, reported the Surrey Now newspaper. Gill’s truck was empty but the Super-B truck, with two trailers, was fully loaded with lumber.

The BC Coroners Service said the Super-B crossed the centre line and hit Gill’s rig. He died at the scene, The roadway was slippery and it was lightly snowing at the time.

Hixon is located along Highway 97 between Prince George and Quesnel. The corners service, WorkSafe BC and the RCMP are investigating the crash.