Minor injuries after train incident in Salmon Arm

RCMP were called out at approximately 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29 to respond to a report of a man who had been struck by a train

  • May. 1, 2014 6:00 a.m.

Salmon Arm RCMP were called out at  approximately 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29 to respond to a  report of a man who had been struck by a train at Ja Moore Crossing, approximately four kilometres east of the Canoe Forest Products mill.

On scene, police located a 45-year-old man from Kamloops who was sitting on the train tracks.

The man stated that he was riding his bicycle west on the train tracks and didn’t see the train coming. The man sustained minor injuries, including a head laceration, and was taken to hospital by ambulance service.

Truck taken

At  approximately 11 a.m. on Saturday,  April 26, police responded to a theft report from a business on 46th Avenue SE.

A number of work trucks had been parked at the site. Two vehicles had the ignition tampered with, and a third was stolen. This vehicle was subsequently located unoccupied in Sicamous. The investigation is continuing.

 

Salmon Arm Observer