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Photo: Contributed - Cliff King
Photo: Contributed - Cliff King

Wet bridge blamed for crash

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Four people were taken to hospital with minor injuries after a collision on a bridge Monday night.

The two vehicles collided on the Whipsaw Creek Bridge just outside of Princeton around 6:15 p.m. Monday.

Sergeant Dave Clare says the driver of the east bound vehicle crossed the center line after the vehicle slipped on the wet road.

β€œIt is believed road conditions were the main factor in this crash as the bridge was wet at the time,” says Clare.

He says neither driver was speeding.

β€œThere were no life threatening injuries. One of the drivers had a concussion, a broken ankle and hand injuries. They were all taken to Princeton General Hospital but a couple of them were transferred to Penticton.”

Clare says the road was closed for about an hour and the Jaws of Life were used to extract one of the drivers.


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