Trucker Ticketed For Tossing Cigarette Near Malakwa

RCMP in Sicamous say that they got a report just after midnight on Wednesday about a truck driver tossing a lit cigarette.

It happened on Highway One, in the Malakwa area.

RCMP caught up with the truck, and the 58 year old driver from Ontario said he was unaware his offence.

Police say that the driver was smoking another cigarette when he was stopped, and note that he was handed a $575 fine.