Involved in a highway crash Monday? RCMP want to talk to you

By James Peters
September 12, 2017 - 10:06am

KAMLOOPS — RCMP are looking for some more information after a high-speed highway crash Monday.

At about 8:30 a.m., police received a report that a car was travelling at excessive speed eastbound on the Trans Canada Highway, east of the Peterson Creek Bridge.

The caller reported that the car sideswiped a white GMC pickup truck, then attempted to take the Highway 5 North exit but crashed into the ditch.

The car's driver was not injured and was issued a ticket for driving without due care and attention.

But investigators want to talk to the driver of the pickup truck.

Cpl. Jodi Shelkie says that man stopped briefly, but carried on without talking to the car's driver.

Shelkie says it's best that drivers involved in collisions at least stop to exchange contact and insurance information.

"In some situations — a lot of situations — police don't even need to be called because it can be reported to ICBC," said Shelkie. "In this situation, as of late last night, they still hadn't reported it, the driver of the white pickup, to ICBC. We need his information to follow through and finish our investigation."

Shelkie says investigators want to speak to the pickup's driver, as well as anyone who may have witnessed the crash.

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