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Man jumps from speeding SUV in Salmon Arm

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March 01, 2017 - 5:04 PM

SALMON ARM - An Alberta man is in Shuswap Lake General Hospital after exiting a SUV going around 90 kilometres per hour.

RCMP say the man was in a blue SUV travelling on Highway 1 west of Salmon Arm around the dinner hour yesterday when he exited the vehicle via the passenger door and rolled down the highway.

The SUV didn’t stop or return for the man, according to an RCMP media release.

"After the male regained consciousness on the roadside he did try to run away and fled up an embankment," Staff Sgt. Scott West says in the release. "He soon ran down the hill tripped and hit his head on a vehicle that was parked on the side of the road."

Police tried speaking to the man, but he isn’t able to communicate due to his injuries. He’s currently recovering in hospital.

Salmon Arm RCMP would like to speak to the driver of the SUV.


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