The truck veered to the right and went partially over the embankment, before hitting a tree and coming to a stop. (Facebook photo)

Driver crashes into tree down Skeenaview embankment

A driver received minor injuries after crashing into a tree at the top of the embankment on Skeenaview Drive (commonly called Kalum hill).

Police received a report of a loud crash on Hillcrest Avenue around 6:30 p.m. on July 11.

Terrace RCMP attended the scene and confirmed a truck was heading south down the hill when it veered to the right and went partially over the embankment. It hit a tree and came to a stop.

READ MORE: Paving starts for portion of Skeenaview Drive

The portion of Skeenaview Drive between Soucie Ave. and Munthe Ave. was open to drivers at the time with a speed limit of 30 km/hr, though the road closure was reinstated Friday for paving. The vehicle was removed by a tow-tuck.

Police are investigating.


 


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