Impaired driving suspected

Police are investigating a 45-year-old Tappen woman for impaired driving after a single-vehicle accident on the Trans-Canada Highway

  • Jun. 17, 2015 11:00 a.m.

Police are investigating a 45-year-old Tappen woman for impaired driving after a single-vehicle accident on the Trans-Canada Highway near Second Nations Road on Thursday, June 11. At 8:35 p.m., police responded to the call and discovered an eastbound vehicle with two occupants went off the road into the ditch rolling several times before coming to a stop on its side. The female driver was ejected from the vehicle and the male passenger was trapped inside and had to be extracted by the Salmon Arm Rescue Unit. Both occupants were transported to hospital by ambulance with serious, but undetermined injuries.

 

 

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