Emergency Crews responded to a single vehicle collision on Highway 97 near Maze Lake Road

Emergency Crews responded to a single vehicle collision on Highway 97 near Maze Lake Road

Crash sends one to hospital

A man was airlifted to Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops Tuesday Sept. 8 after a single vehicle collision on Highway 97 near Lac La Hache.

  • Sep. 10, 2015 6:00 p.m.

A man was airlifted to Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops Tuesday Sept. 8 after a single vehicle collision on Highway 97 near Maze Lake Road, north of Lac La Hache.

Highway 97 was closed for hours due to the incident.

The 100 Mile House RCMP said police and emergency crews responded.

“The driver of a Volkswagen Jetta travelling north lost control of the vehicle,” Sgt. Don McLean said.

“The car left the roadway and flipped several times before coming rest on its roof.”

The male suffered lower body injures. The cause of the collision is still under investigation.