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Two occupants lucky not to suffer severe injuries after truck collides with car near Taghum Bridge

Nelson Daily Staff
By Nelson Daily Staff
April 19th, 2016

A driver and passenger of a silver truck are lucky not to have been severely injured after clipping a car approximately 10 kilometers west of Nelson on Highway 3A near the Taghum Bridge Monday afternoon.

The accident happened at approximately 5:15 p.m. Monday when an eastbound truck tried to avoid the car near Marsden Road.

RCMP said the car had wandered across a double solid line and  into the lane of the truck.

The truck rolled, ending up on its roof following the collision with extensive damage. The car had damage to the front end.

The two occupants of the truck were able to climb out of the truck, apparently not severely injured from the collision. Two motorcycles in the back of the truck were also damaged in the accident.

The driver of the car was also not severely injured, however the person was charged with without due care and attention.

The accident slowed afternoon rush hour traffic on Highway 3A from Nelson.

RCMP, Beasley Fire Department and BC Ambulance responded to the accident.

 

This post was syndicated from https://thenelsondaily.com
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