A vehicle comes to rest in a field after leaving Highway 6, near Aberdeen Road, Thursday night. (Coldstream Fire Department photo)

Accident shuts down Highway 6

Vehicle sustains significant damage but minor injuries reported

A spectacular accident shut down a major route in Coldstream Thursday night.

Highway 6 was shut down to traffic at about 6 p.m. after a truck left the S-turns near Aberdeen Road and went into an adjacent field.

“The vehicle sheared in two as it hit a hydro pole,” said Dave Sturgeon, Coldstream fire chief.

Apparently the accident resulted in minor injuries.

At 9:15 p.m., it was believed the highway could be closed for about another hour.

The accident is under investigation by the RCMP.

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