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Accident Sept 18
Updated at 4:00 PM -

Q101 has spoken with Merritt RCMP Staff Sgt. Lorne Wood who has provided a brief update.

According to Wood, a cyclist was biking on the sidewalk when the driver of the truck attempted to pull out of his driveway, and the accident occurred.

It has also now been confirmed that the victim has been transported via air ambulance to Kamloops.

The traffic unit is still on scene at this time wrapping up their work.

Q101 expects further details to be released later tonight or tomorrow from Traffic Services.

More to come


Original Story -

Q101 has learned that one person has been struck by a truck on Nicola Avenue by the Fire Hall.

Merritt Fire, the RCMP and BC Ambulance all responded to the scene.

There are unconfirmed reports that the victim is being prepared to be airlifted to a trauma centre.

More to come


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