Impaired driving suspected cause of Taylor Hill collision

Police are investigating whether drugs played a role in a serious motor vehicle accident on the South Taylor Hill on Saturday that caused serious injuries.

Emergency crews responded to the collision between a truck and car just after 12 p.m. on Oct. 5, 2019.

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RCMP say the driver of the truck, a local man in his 30s, collided with the other vehicle, sending it careening into the ditch while the truck flipped onto its side on the road.

The driver of the car, a man in his 40s from the United States, suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital, RCMP said.

The driver of the truck is known to police, RCMP said.

The matter is under investigation as an impaired driving file, RCMP said. The investigation continues.

Anyone with information is asked to call Peace Regional Traffic Services at 250-787-8140, quoting file 2019-10135. 

Email Managing Editor Matt Preprost at editor@ahnfsj.ca.

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