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UPDATE 2: Driver forced off the road near South Taylor Hill…

UPDATE 2: As a result of responses on social media, the owner of the suspect trucking company called in and provided all required information to police.

The Fort St. John RCMP would like to thank all who either discussed this incident on social media or called police to provide leads.

UPDATE: The Fort St. John RCMP is reaching out to the public to assist in identifying a transport truck that allegedly forced a local driver off the road on January 11, 2019, near the Big Bam turn off in Taylor.

The photo appears to depict a white semi-tractor with a wind deflector on top of the cab. The Sea Freight Container behind it is a bright green with a white picture or logo on it and possibly white lettering. The container had a round emblem in the centre on the back of it.

If you have any information on the driver of this vehicle, please contact the RCMP at 250-787-8100.

FORT ST. JOHN, BC: Police in Fort St. John are looking for possible witnesses to a vehicle incident that occurred on January 11…

Police say at approximately 4:15 PM, officers received a report that a vehicle had been forced off the road by a semi tractor unit near the Big Bam Road turnoff, just off the Alaska Highway in Taylor.

The driver of a burgundy Dodge 3500 told police a commercial tractor trailer unit hauling one or possibly two light green trailers cut the driver off near the Big Bam Road turnoff, forcing the victim to drive through a snow filled ditch. The tractor trailer unit did not stop and continued on. The victim was taken to hospital with minor injuries and the vehicle suffered some damage.

Police are looking to speak with witnesses as the incident occurred during the daytime. A black Dodge Ram 1500 with some driver side damage was following close behind the alleged suspect vehicle and continued on. The tractor trailer unit has a red and white unidentified logo on the back of the trailer.

A witness who stopped at the scene advised the semi driver may have been on the phone at the time of the incident.

If you have any information on this event or may know the identity of the trucking company, please contact Cst. Matt Perdue at the Fort St. John RCMP at 250-787-8100.

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