Two crashes in the Trail area yesterday

Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire rescue was called out to two motor vehicle incidents in the Trail area yesterday.

The first happened during the lunch hour on Bingay Road.

It was a single vehicle crash, a car versus a tree.

The jaws of life had to be used to get one patient out, then BC Ambulance took over.

The 2nd was a two vehicle crash near the Birchbank golf course.

That happened just after 5pm.

There were 3 patients with various injures and one had to be extricated with the jaws of life.

There's word there was a police vehicle involved.

RCMP are investigating the cause of both incidents.