RCMP have released details on a crash in Spallumcheen Thursday afternoon that had traffic backed up in both directions.
“A pick-up truck travelling south bound on Highway 97 struck a small SUV as it executed a left hand turn from St. Anne’s Rd onto Highway 97 north bound just after 2 pm,” says Cst. Kelly Brett.
Brett says the highway was shut down for a short period of time due to the collision.
“Both drivers and three other passengers involved in the collision sustained non-life threatening injuries and were transported to the nearest medical facility by the BC Ambulance Service.”
Police, fire, and ambulance are at scene of two vehicle crash on Highway 97 at St. Anne’s Road, by the Spallumcheen Golf Course entrance.
It was reported just before 2:30 pm.
Reports from the scene say two people were extricated, with unknown injuries.
Traffic is backed up on the highway for several kilometres in both directions, according to reports.
Photo courtesy of Conny Kutzner