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RCMP investigate hit-and-run between Kelowna semi-truck and building

A semi-truck driven by a Kelowna man allegedly crashed into The Great Canadian Oil Change in Salmon Arm, January 12, 2015.
Image Credit: Global Okanagan/with permission
January 14, 2015 - 3:59 PM

SALMON ARM - Alarms rang at a Salmon Arm service station when the building was struck by a semi-truck Monday night.

Several alarms rang at The Great Canadian Oil Change located on the Trans-Canada Highway starting at 9 p.m. Jan. 12, 2015. According to a Salmon Arm RCMP media release, the collision resulted in several thousand dollars damage. As well, the driver of the truck didn't report the incident and instead continued travelling east on Highway 1. Damage is evident at the corner of the building in a photo from Global Okanagan.

Police located the vehicle and arrested the 59-year-old driver from Kelowna who faces potential charges for failing to remain at the scene of a collision.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Charlotte Helston at or call 250-309-5230. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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