Squamish man ‘seriously injured’ after semi-truck veers down embankment near Function 

click to enlarge PHOTO COURTESY WHISTLER RCMP
  • PHOTO COURTESY WHISTLER RCMP

A Squamish man was injured last week after his semi-truck and trailer went down an embankment south of Whistler, police said in a release.

At approximately 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, Whistler RCMP were notified of the single-vehicle accident in the 657 block of Highway 99, south of Function Junction.

Investigators have learned that the driver lost control during heavy rainfall while negotiating a corner southbound on Highway 99.

The 80-year-old driver was taken to hospital with serious injuries, police said.

Police continue to investigate and are requesting anyone with information on the accident that could assist investigators to contact the detachment at 604-932-3044, or Sea to Sky Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 to remain anonymous.

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