07/16/2014 01:42 EDT | Updated 09/15/2014 05:59 EDT

14-year-old boy and 2 others die in B.C. crash after car slams into truck

KELOWNA, B.C. - Three people including a teenage boy have died in a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 97 between Lake Country and Kelowna, B.C.

RCMP say an 82-year-old man, a 79-year-old woman and a 14-year-old boy were in a Chevrolet Malibu that crossed into oncoming traffic and hit a car before slamming head-on into a commercial truck.

Const. Kris Clark says everyone in the Malibu died at the scene on Tuesday afternoon.

Clark says the truck driver and the two occupants of the other car suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries and were transported to hospital.

The highway remained closed for several hours and police are continuing their investigation.

They're asking anyone who saw the crash to contact them.