Report of erratic driver leads police to upside down sedan

Salmon Arm RCMP investigating April 2 collision on Trans-Canada Highway

Salmon Arm police responding to a report of an erratic driver found an overturned Nissan sedan in the eastbound lane of Highway 1.

Staff Sgt. Scott West says Salmon Arm RCMP received the report at 6 p.m. on April 2. A driver was said to be speeding and swerving into oncoming traffic while travelling westbound on the Trans-Canada Highway.

While officers were en-route, it was reported the vehicle had rolled into the oncoming lane and was upside down. Police soon located the overturned vehicle, the driver uninjured.

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“The investigation is ongoing,” said West. “At this time, police believe that the Nissan sedan crossed over the centre line, nearly colliding with an oncoming semi truck.”


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