One person injured in single vehicle rollover

Rossland Telegraph
By Rossland Telegraph
July 20th, 2022

A Montrose woman has been taken to hospital after her truck rolled over 360 degrees, according to Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

“On Saturday, July 16, at 4:15 p.m., Trail and Greater District RCMP, Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue, and Emergency Health Services responded to a single vehicle rollover motor vehicle incident on Hwy 3B near Ritchie Road in Rossland.

“A 58-year-old Montrose woman was driving her 2018 Ford F150 truck westbound when her truck suddenly swerved off the side of the highway, crashed into a pile of dirt, rolling over once and came to rest on its wheels, according to a witness.

“KBFRF extracted the 58-year-old Montrose woman from her vehicle. EHS transported her to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital to received treatment for her serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Trail RCMP believe that the 58-year-old Montrose woman may have experienced a medical related incident prior to the crash, Wicentowich said.

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