UPDATE: One injured in collision near Onion Lake

The semi truck and van collided between Terrace and Kitimat at 1:45 p.m. Nov. 15.

One person was injured when a white van side swiped a loaded semi truck on Hwy 37 just north of Onion Lake, yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, Nov. 15).

Police say there’s indication that the van was driving towards Terrace, crossed the centre line, and sideswiped the semi-truck that was headed towards Kitimat on the highway.

The van driver was trapped in the van, police confirmed. After being removed by first responders the driver was transported to the Terrace hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The semi-truck driver was unharmed.

A collision analyst attended the scene, and Ambulance, Kitimat RCMP and the Terrace Fire Department all responded to the accident.

A police investigation is ongoing.

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