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Logging truck overturns on Highway 33

A logging truck flips and skids onto oncoming lane on Highway 33 Monday morning.
Image Credit: Blaine Gaffney/With permission from Global Okanagan
April 01, 2014 - 9:44 AM

BEAVERDELL - An overturned logging truck was snagging traffic on Highway 33 north of Beaverdell this morning.

With the truck on it's side and the load sprawling across the pavement and into the ditch, traffic was reduced to one lane according to Global Okanagan

Apparently the accident happened as the southbound truck was rounding a bend about 25 kilometres north of Beaverdell. 

The driver from Osoyoos was taken to Kelowna General Hospital by ambulance and was treated for minor injuries.

A logging truck flips and skids onto oncoming lane on Highway 33 her Beaverdell Monday morning.
A logging truck flips and skids onto oncoming lane on Highway 33 her Beaverdell Monday morning.
Image Credit: Blaine Gaffney/With permission from Global Okanagan

To contact the reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at aproskiw@infotelnews.ca or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email mjones@infotelnews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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