On March 27 a traffic incident with serious non life threatening injuries occurred on Hwy 16 west of Vanderhoof at Noonla Rd. near L&M Sawmills, where a driver of a 2004 Chev Cavalier traveling east bound fell asleep into the path of a west bound semi tractor trailer. Close to the same moment a eastbound semi tractor railer applied his brakes and was rear ended by another semi tractor trailer unit which was following too closely.
Hwy 16 was closed for a period, however is now open.
Fire ambulance, YRB assisted in this incident which could have been fatality.
Investigation and charges are pending.