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Serious crash in Quesnel sends one to hospital…

QUESNEL, BC: A serious collision this morning on Highway 97 at Dragon Lake Hill near the North Star road sent one person to hospital this morning…

Police say just before 11 AM, several calls came into RCMP on a serious crash that involved two vehicles.

Investigation reveals that a southbound sedan crossed the center line and struck a northbound semi truck unit. The impact of the crash trapped the male driver of the sedan. He was extracted from the car by Quesnel Fire Rescue with injuries to his legs and was taken to hospital in Quesnel for treatment. The driver of the semi unit was not injured.

Traffic was re-routed for approximately one hour using the North Star on / off ramps in the area so police could investigate the scene.

The cause of the crash hasn’t been released at this time.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or the driver’s actions prior to the collision, and has not yet spoken with police, is asked to call the Quesnel RCMP at (250) 992-9211.

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