Life-threatening injuries following highway crash

By Jessica Lepp
December 23, 2015 - 6:16am Updated: December 24, 2015 - 8:52am

KAMLOOPS — A man is being treated at Royal Inland Hospital with life-threatening injuries after a serious crash early yesterday morning in Valleyview.

The accident happened around 6am, Wednesday December 23, at the intersection of Oriole Road and the East Trans-Canada highway.

Kamloops RCMP say the driver, travelling in the westbound lane, struck the light post, spun back onto the highway and was hit by an oncoming vehicle. Police wouldn't comment on the extent of his injuries, but say the man remains in hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The Trans-Canada highway was reduced to single lane traffic until 10:30am this morning (Wednesday December 23) as investigators looked into the crash.

It's has not been determined what caused the collision. 

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