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Grand Forks RCMP and RCMP West Kootenay(WKTS) were kept busy on Wednesday morning, responding to two serious collisions on Highway 3, just east of Christina Lake.
The pair of crashes occurred approximately 500 meters apart from one another, according to police.
A man and woman travelling to the Trail area suffered non-life threatening injuries after their vehicle left the roadway.
That collision west ofon that closed the Hwy is now open to single lane alternating traffic. Remember to please adjust your speeds for winter conditions.
Snow falls in Toronto overnight, slippery morning commute ahead
Snow has fallen overnight in Toronto and the surrounding GTA areas bringing with it a slippery and hazardous morning commute for Monday.Environment Canada has issued a Winter Weather Travel Advisory for early this morning.
— W Kootenay District (@TranBC_WestKoot)
Emergency crews were required to extricate the male driver, while the female passenger was able to get out under her own strength.
The pair were transported by ambulance to Grand Forks for further medical assessment.
At the second collision, police determined that an empty commercial tanker truck crossed into the oncoming lane and collided with a Jeep.
Both occupants of the Jeep were transported by ground to hospital.
Sgt. Darryl Peppler said police have been informed that one of the passengers will be flown by air ambulance to a Lower Mainland facility for further medical treatment.
Tough commute in Toronto with subway closure, hundreds of collisions
Subway service is shut down on a portion of Line 2 on Monday morning after a small fire on the tracks near Dundas West station. Shuttle buses are running as large crowds are being forced out of the subway. According to the TTC, about 40 people were forced to walk through a subway tunnel after one train was evacuated due to the fire. Crews are now assessing the damage and have no estimate as to when service will be back up and running.
RCMP continue to investigate both collisions.
Speed relative to conditions has not yet been ruled out as a factor.
Motorists who witnessed the accidents or have dash cam video are asked to contact Grand Forks RCMP.
Both serious crashes prompted the temporary closure of Highway 3 for several hours.
RCMP would like to remind motorists to drive according to the weather and roadway conditions, Peppler said.
Area roadways can be icy and slushy, and conditions can change dramatically with little notice. Please slow down and drive accordingly.
Tragedy strikes twice for Gananoque-area family following fatal Hwy 401 crash .
Jack Moon and his young family had recently lost their home in a house fire on Dec. 1.A family member and OPP have confirmed that 33-year-old Moon was the only fatality in Wednesday afternoon's highway crash, which occurred during a snow squall.