RCMP REPORT: Tractor-trailer versus tractor-trailer

One driver was taken to the Clearwater hospital and the other was given a fine

At approximately 5 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 3, a tractor-trailer unit was traveling southbound on Highway 5 near Avola when a northbound tractor-trailer unit crossed over into the southbound lane, sideswiping the other unit.

One driver was taken to the Clearwater hospital and the other was given a fine under the Motor Vehicle Act.

Man protected from himself

Also on Nov. 3, a local male was apprehended under the Mental Health Act after he threatened to harm himself.

He was taken to the Clearwater hospital then transferred to the Kamloops Hospital for further medical attention.

Breach of conditions

A local male is being charged with uttering threats and breach of an undertaking after he failed to comply with his court-imposed conditions.

The incident occurred on Nov. 3.

Use snow tires in winter

Clearwater RCMP had 39 calls for service during the period from Oct. 30 till Nov. 5.

Police would like to remind you that winter and the cold season is fast approaching and to drive safely and use winter tires.

READ MORE: Winter tire requirements began Oct. 1

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