Slip-sliding away

A semi sits jack-knifed in the parking area by Highway 5

A semi sits jack-knifed in the parking area next to the Wells Gray Inn by Highway 5 on Thursday

A semi sits jack-knifed in the parking area next to the Wells Gray Inn by Highway 5 on Thursday

A semi sits jack-knifed in the parking area next to the Wells Gray Inn by Highway 5 on Thursday, Dec. 12.

The driver appears to have stopped for a rest and then had his rig slide backwards on the hidden ice.