Highway 6 accident under investigation

Incident involving a car and truck in Lavington happened at 3 p.m. Thursday

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP are investigating an accident on Highway 6 in Lavington Thursday afternoon.

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP are investigating an accident on Highway 6 in Lavington Thursday afternoon.

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP continue to investigate an accident that shut down Highway 6 for a time Thursday afternoon.

Preliminary reports indicate two vehicles, a car and a truck, were eastbound on Highway 6 when it appears the truck struck the rear of the car at Park Lane.

The accident happened at 3 p.m. and closed the highway for a short period of time, and later reduced to single-lane traffic.

The driver of the car, a woman, was taken to Vernon Jubilee Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The driver of the truck, a man, was not injured.