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Driver escapes with non-life threatening injuries

A car was severely damaged in Happy Valley-Goose bay today when it collided with a fuel tanker and got pinned underneath.

UPDATE

The RCMP in Happy Valley-Goose Bay has just confirmed that the driver of the car was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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EARLIER STORY

There’s no official word on how serious the injuries were after a crash left a car crushed beneath a tanker truck in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on Monday.

Police are not releasing any information on injuries sustained by the driver of a car that collided with a fuel truck near the Trans-Labrador Highway turnoff on Hamilton River Road earlier this afternoon.

After hitting the truck, the car ended up crushed, partially pinned beneath the truck.

An RCMP spokesperson said he could not provide any details on the health status of the car driver.

The crash led to long traffic delays in the area as investigators worked on the scene.

Organizations: RCMP

Geographic location: Happy Valley, Goose Bay, Hamilton River Road

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  • Keith Southcott
    February 17, 2014 - 16:36

    Wow thats not good. I hope the people in the accident will be ok. My thoughts are with them and their families.