Fruitvale – Slippery road leads to head-on truck crash

Slippery conditions led to two West Kootenay drivers in pick-up trucks crashing head-on Friday on Highway 3B just past Fruitvale.

Slippery conditions led to two West Kootenay drivers in pick-up trucks crashing head-on Friday on Highway 3B just past Fruitvale.

Both drivers along with two passengers were brought by ambulance to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital after the approximate 3 p.m. accident occurred, according to Trail RCMP Cpl. Mike Wilson.

“These are folks who are local to the area and were dealing with winter driving conditions,” said Wilson, adding that a violation ticket was handed out to one driver for failure to maintain in his or her lane.

While details remain sparse, Wilson said no life-threatening injuries were a result of the crash.