Update: Following a preliminary investigation by the West Vancouver police, a 22-year-old Vancouver man was arrested and is possibly facing charges related to criminal negligence causing death and bodily harm.
Investigators believe that speed and alcohol likely contributed to the collision that tragically took the lives of two, 20-year-old Surrey men.
A portion of Cypress Bowl Rd. was closed from 4 to 2 pm, while collision investigators surveyed the scene and gathered evidence.
A portion of Cypress Bowl Road remains closed this morning following a fatal collision that occurred shortly before 4 am.
Tragically, this collision has claimed the lives of two people.
Members of the Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service are currently on scene.
“This is an absolutely tragic incident,” says Cst. Kevin Goodmurphy.
“Our investigators are working hard to determine the cause of the collision, and we ask that people avoid the area for the time being.”
Cypress Bowl Road remains closed between Chippendale Rd. and Eagle Lake Access Rd. until further notice.