Black tire marks are visible along Old Lakelse Lake Road. Crews flipped the dump truck back over to make room for single-lane traffic. (Olivia Kopf photo)

Driver taken to hospital after dump truck rolls over, spills waste in Thornhill

Terrace RCMP issues ticket for driving without due care

A driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries after a dump truck rolled over this morning, spilling organic waste south of Old Lakelse Lake Drive and Copper Mountain Road in Thornhill.

Terrace RCMP received a request from Emergency Health Services around 9:35 a.m. on May 3 to assist with the accident. Black tire marks are visible along the road.

DriveBC says the road was initially closed while crews removed the dump truck, and was reduced to single lane alternating traffic between the Thornhill Transfer Station and Jackpine Flats while cleanup continues.

Around 4 p.m., the Ministry of Transportation Skeena District said two-lane traffic should resume within the hour.

RCMP issued the driver a ticket in relation to driving without due care.

READ MORE: Tipped logging truck delays traffic on Sande Overpass

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Old Lakelse Lake Drive was reduced to single lane alternating traffic for most of the day between the Thornhill Transfer Station and Jackpine Flats. (Screenshot)

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