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Semi-truck driver suffering undisclosed injuries after early morning rollover on Hwy 5A.
The accident occurred shortly after 1am this morning, 27km north of Merritt.
Merritt RCMP Cst Tracy Dunsmore says despite the fiery nature of the crash, the driver is expected to recover.
"According to officers at the scene the male driver is expected to recover, after suffering undetermined injuries because of the crash."
Dunsmore also notes that a brush fire along the highway caused by the crash was quickly contained, after growing to two-hectares in size.
Hwy 5A was opened again in both directions before 8am to single-lane alternating traffic.
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