Police, fire, search and rescue, EHS respond to motor vehicle incident in Williams Lake

One person transported by ambulance

One person was transported by ambulance to Cariboo Memorial Hospital Wednesday after a truck went off road on Mackenzie Avenue South and landed on its side along the train tracks Wednesday afternoon, just before 2 p.m.

Central Cariboo Search and Rescue, BC Emergency Health Services, RCMP and members of the Williams Lake Fire Department all responded to the incident.

Three members with CCSAR’s auto-ex team safely removed the driver from the truck who was then transported by a stretcher to the ambulance.

The extent of injuries are unknown at this time.


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Crews with the Williams Lake Fire Dept., Central Cariboo Search and Rescue along with the RCMP and CN employees attend the scene of a rollover Wednesday afternoon off Mackenzie Avenue South. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

The Williams Lake RCMP, Central Cariboo Search and Rescue, BC Emergency Health Services and the Williams Lake Fire Dept. on scene.

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