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UPDATED: Woman seriously injured in Salmo crash

A woman was seriously hurt in a head-on collision on Highway 3 at Gibbon Road East, just west of Salmo.

RCMP say at around 9:15 a.m. on Wednesday, an eastbound sedan crossed the centre line and collided with a pickup truck travelling west.

Police say the high-speed crash resulted in serious injuries to the woman driving the sedan, who remains in hospital. A woman who was a passenger in the sedan and the woman driving the truck suffered non-life threatening injuries. They examined at hospital and released.

The highway was closed for about three hours as a result. Salmo RCMP are investigating the cause of the crash and say nothing has been ruled out.

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Investigators are seeking witnesses to the collision, including anyone with dashboard camera video of the collision itself or any pre-collision driving of either vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact RCMP at 250-357-2212.

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