Tuesday collision holds up traffic

Motorists wait for traffic to start moving on Highway 97 south of Williams Lake after a northbound pickup truck lost control.

  • Nov. 17, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Motorists wait for traffic to start moving on Highway 97 south of Williams Lake after a northbound pickup truck lost control and collided with a southbound tractor trailer unit just before noon Tuesday.

The incident occurred between Sugar Cane and 150 Mile House at a time when it was snowing heavily and roads were slick and slushy.

Members of the BC Ambulance Service, 150 Mile Volunteer Fire Department, Central Cariboo Search and Rescue and the Williams Lake RCMP responded to the emergency. RCMP Sgt. Mike Hacker said no one was injured as a result of the incident.