A truck and a car collided on Highway 97 on Sunday, Jan. 31. Two people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

A truck and a car collided on Highway 97 on Sunday, Jan. 31. Two people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

UPDATE: Two people, including a child, taken to hospital after crash

Police, fire and ambulances were called to the scene in South Quesnel just after 5 p.m.

UPDATE: Monday, Feb. 1, 9:10 a.m.

Quesnel RCMP confirmed two people were taken to the hospital after a crash between a truck and a car on Highway 97.

The occupants of the car, including a child, were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

ORIGINAL STORY: Sunday, Jan. 31, 6 p.m.

At least one person was taken to hospital after a car and truck collided on, or just off, Highway 97 in Quesnel.

The crash took place on the turnoff to Valhalla Road and the highway.

The fire department, RCMP and paramedics were called to the scene just after 5 p.m.on Sunday, Jan. 31.

Both vehicles, a red car and a white pickup truck, had damage to the front.

Traffic along Highway 97 was still able to flow, as only one of two northbound lanes was closed by crews.

Crews had to battle a rainfall which started after the crash.

READ MORE: Semi-truck crashes down 200-foot embankment off Highway 97

Do you have something to add to this story, or something else we should report on? Email: cassidy.dankochik@quesnelobserver.com


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