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Driver taken to hospital after multi-vehicle crash near Osoyoos, B.C.,

A young woman was taken to hospital because her Jeep rolled when she was rear-ended Friday afternoon.
A young woman was taken to hospital because her Jeep rolled when she was rear-ended Friday afternoon. Courtesy: RCMP

One person was taken to hospital after a multi-vehicle crash just north of Osoyoos, B.C., Friday afternoon.

RCMP said a 38-year-old Penticton woman was driving a GMC dump truck towing a trailer when she failed to notice that traffic had stopped and rear-ended a Jeep Wrangler.

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The Jeep rolled across the highway into an oncoming Ford truck towing an RV trailer, which then struck a telephone pole, according to police.

RCMP said the 18-year-old female driver of the Jeep was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

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The dump truck driver and an Osoyoos couple in the Ford truck all escaped without injuries, according to police.

However, RCMP said all three vehicles were significantly damaged.

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The driver of the dump truck was given a ticket.

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