Milk truck tips over in early morning incident south of Nelson
The accident prompted single lane alternating traffic. (Photo: Supplied by Nelson Fire & Rescue Services)
NELSON, B.C. – A traffic incident involving a milk truck occurred early Friday morning just south of Nelson.
The milk truck, traveling on highway 6 tipped over and crashed down into the ditch.
A telephone pole, as well as another vehicle, were damaged by the truck after it lost control.
Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene and were forced to cut the driver out of the wreck.
He was later transported to the hospital with B.C Ambulance.
The extent of his injuries remains unknown, although Nelson Fire Rescue says he was conscious during the effort.