82-year-old Hope woman killed in a head-on collision identified

The BC Coroners Service has identified the Hope woman killed in a crash Saturday morning on Hwy 1 as Elsie Ethel Eileen McAdam.

The BC Coroner has identified the 82-year-old Hope woman killed in a head-on collision on Hwy 1 Saturday morning as Elsie Ethel Eileen McAdam.

McAdam was the driver and sole occupant of a car the collided with a Chilliwack family after leaving the Bradner Road rest stop in Abbotsford at about 10:30 a.m.

Paramedics attended the scene, but could not resuscitate McAdam.

The 29-year-old Chilliwack man and his 24-year-old wife sustained non life-threating injuries in the crash. Their three-month old baby was unharmed.

Police said the Hope woman was heading east in the westbound lane of Hwy 1 when the collision occurred.

The BC Coroners Service and Fraser Valley RCMP Traffic Services continue to investigate.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Registration opens today for arts-and-tech middle school cohort in Chilliwack

Students enrolled in Grades 6 to 8 at A.D. Rundle can transition to new arts-tech high school

Peking Acrobats bring extraordinary exhibition of agility, athleticism and grace to Chilliwack

They will perform in beautiful costumes with dazzling special effects and live musicians

Rain returns to Chilliwack to create a melted mess

Residents are asked to clear the catch basins out in front of their properties if they are able to

Chilliwack Curling Club brunch to bring in money for hospital equipment for sick babies

Club raising money for nationwide Sandra Schmirler Foundation which buys equipment for NICUs

Convicted Chilliwack con man facing 39 charges in Vancouver area

Donald Quinnell got four years prison in 2015, again facing fraud, theft, stolen credit card charges

VIDEO: Children read to therapy dogs at Langley library

For kids who struggle with reading, a dog is the perfect audience

Young child seriously injured in suspected drunk driving crash in Delta

“This needs to stop,” says Insp. Ciaran Feenan, head of the Delta Police Department’s patrol section

Poll suggests some don’t think Canada should send troops to stop genocide

The findings are being released just before the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz

B.C. woman crowned the fastest female marathon runner in Canadian history

Malindi Elmore ran an incredible 2:24:50 at the Houston Marathon

VIDEO: Car reportedly dropped off and burned in Langley residential neighbourhood

Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) was on scene Monday morning at 73B Avenue

Alberta bulldog breeder ordered to give refund to B.C. buyer due to puppy’s behaviour

Tribunal ruled a verbal agreement to send a new dog superseded the written contract

UPDATED: Man dies in backcountry near Nelson’s Whitewater Ski Resort

The victim was found unresponsive in a tree well Friday

Most Read