A truck landed on its roof in the ditch in a Thursday morning crash north of Vernon on Highway 97. Emergency personnel responded to the scene but as of Thursday afternoon, police had not released any further information about the crash. (Brieanna Charlebois - Vernon Morning Star)

Crash leaves truck in ditch on Highway 97 north of Vernon

Emergency personnel are on scene

UPDATED 4:50 P.M. THURSDAY, APRIL 4: Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP report a pickup attempted to pass a semi in the passing but was unable to complete the pass safely, and went off the road into the ditch.

There were no injuries to anyone involved.

The driver of the pickup was charged under the Motor Vehicle Act.


A truck is in a ditch at on Highway 97 in Vernon after a crash late Thursday morning.

Emergency personnel are on scene near the crossroads of L&A Cross Road and the highway.

The vehicle appeared to be heading into town.

Traffic is moving slowly in the area.

More to come.

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