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Motorcycle rider suffers serious injuries after morning crash on Highway 3A

RCMP said a motorcycle rider suffered serious injuries from a three-vehicle accident that halted traffic Tuesday morning on Highway 3A north of Nelson. RCMP said officers responded to a report of a three-vehicle motor vehicle collision that occurred near Nasookin Road approximately seven kilometres from the Heritage City. “Investigation showed the collision was the result […]

Local activists pushing for better public transit, stage rally Friday

West Kootenay Transit Action will be highlighting the need for a big boost in bus public transit services at a roadside rally on Friday, June 7th.  At the, “I need a bus to….” rally, activists, mainly seniors, will be holding signs alongside the Highway just south of the intersection at the lights with Baker Street. […]

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ICBC and police launch campaign to address increase in impaired related crashes

Over the summer months every year, impaired driving-related crashes where someone is injured or killed increase by 27% in B.C. The largest increase occurs in northern B.C. (up 63%) followed by the Southern Interior (up 53%), Vancouver Island (up 21%) and Lower Mainland (up 11%). This is why ICBC and police are launching a summer-long […]

BCHP investigate fatal Hwy 99 collision

On June 12, 2024, at approximately 6:15 a.m., BC Highway Patrol received a report of a serious collision on Highway 99 in the northbound lanes near the George Massey Tunnel in Delta, according to BCHP Cpl. Melissa Jongema. She said a motorcyclist ran into a car and the motorcyclist fell onto the roadway. The motorcyclist […]
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