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Three-car crash on Hwy 97B

Emergency crews responded to a three-car crash near Salmon Arm Tuesday morning.

Just after 9:25 a.m. Salmon Arm RCMP, fire crews and ambulance arrived on scene at the collision on Highway 97B and 10 Avenue SE.

An SUV traveling west on 10 Avenue SE pulled out in front of a dump truck which was driving north on Highway 97B.

The two vehicles then crashed into a parked semi truck that was waiting on Highway 97B to turn on to 10 Avenue SE.

The 80-year-old man driving the SUV was transported by ambulance to be treated for what was believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the dump truck suffered minor injuries and the driver of the semi truck, from the U.S.A., was uninjured.

The entire collision was caught on a dash camera and police are in possession of the recording.

The Salmon Arm RCMP will be following up with appropriate charges once the investigation is complete.

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