Mom and son airlifted after Silver Creek crash

Police report that the pair suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries as a result of Wednesday's accident.

  • Nov. 7, 2013 7:00 p.m.

A mother and her son were trapped inside their vehicle Wednesday morning after it crashed on Salmon River Road.

Police report that officers were called to Salmon River Road near the fire house about 8:30 a.m. Nov. 6 after a vehicle with a Silver Creek resident and her nine-year-old son left the roadway and crashed. The Road Rescue Unit responded and was able to free the pair. They were flown to Kamloops Regional Hospital by air ambulance where they are described as having serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say the driver reported that she became distracted and looked away from the road just prior to the crash.