Five Hospitalized Following Friday Crash Near Salmon Arm


RCMP say that five people were hospitalized after a crash near Salmon Arm late on Friday afternoon.

It happened just west of Salmon Arm, at Second Nations Road.

It started with an eastbound Volkswagen crossing the centre line and hitting the trailer of a westbound truck.

The Volkswagen continued moving down Highway One and struck a Honda head-on.

The driver of the Volkswagen was taken to hospital, while a passenger was airlifted.

The driver of the Honda and a passenger were also airlifted, while a second passenger was cared for locally.

The offending driver was later ticketed for driving without consideration.