Early Wednesday accident sends man to hospital

Driver flown to Vancouver with what police say is believed to be serious injuries

A man is in hospital with serious injuries following an early Wednesday crash on Krumm Road.

Around 6:15 a.m., Sept 13, 2017, Terrace RCMP responded to a single-vehicle collision just east of Thornhill Creek Bridge.

Thornhill Fire and paramedics were already on scene when police arrived.

A brown Ford truck with three occupants had been travelling eastbound on Krumm Road when it struck the bridge and went into the ditch, ejecting the driver. The two passengers appeared uninjured.

The driver, a man in his early 20s, was taken by ambulance to hospital then flown to Vancouver with what is believed to be serious injuries.

Police say it’s believed that the driver was not wearing a seatbelt.

The highway was closed until 11 a.m.

Weather and road conditions were clear. Speed and alcohol are believed to be factors in this collision.

Police are continuing to investigate.

If you have information about this incidentm please contact the Terrace RCMP at 250-638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca or by texting 274637 (CRIMES), then in the body of your text message type TERRACE, followed by your tip information.

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