Driver Airlifted Following Morning Accident

Salmon Arm RCMP have released info on a morning incident between Sicamous and Salmon Arm, on Highway One. 

Police say that a Westbound commercial vehicle left the roadway near Bernie Road around 3AM, travelling through the trees and down a 15 foot embankment. 

The driver was left pinned in his vehicle, and Police say that a heavy wrecker had to be brought in to stabilize the transport.

RCMP say that the plan was to airlift the driver to hospital as a result of the amount of time he had spent trapped. 

No further details have been handed out.