Car crash in Vernon sends people to hospital

Christmas shopping traffic was tied up at 27 Street and Anderson Way in Vernon following a car crash, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014.
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VERNON – A car crash on 27 Street in Vernon’s north end sent three people to hospital.

Emergency crews were called to the crash at about 3:30 p.m. in the intersection of 27 Street and Anderson Way.

RCMP spokesperson Gord Molendyk says a pick-up truck entered the intersection and struck a van that was making a turn.

Three people were taken by ambulance to Vernon Jubilee Hospital as a precaution. They were treated for minor injuries and released.

Traffic at the busy intersection was slowed down while emergency crews attended the scene and wreckers cleared the vehicles involved.

It was foggy at the time of the crash.

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—This story was updated at 11:20 a.m. Dec. 22 to include more information.

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