Recovery is underway at the site of a semi truck crash in the South Shuswap. (Geri Sanborn/Facebook)

Recovery is underway at the site of a semi truck crash in the South Shuswap. (Geri Sanborn/Facebook)

Semi being recovered after collision on Highway 1 in Blind Bay

Reports on social media indicate one lane of traffic closed

Drivers on the Trans-Canada Highway between Salmon Arm and Blind Bay should be aware of the recovery of a crashed semi truck near the highway’s intersection with Greer Road.

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Posts on social media indicate one lane of traffic on the highway has been closed as tow trucks work to remove a truck and trailer that left the road.

Witnesses posted the site of the crash is about 150 metres past the Greer Road intersection. A photo from the scene shows the transport truck flipped on its side and down an embankment, with a potion of the trailer hanging over the roadway.



jim.elliot@saobserver.net

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