Traffic is slow north of Summerland heading into town along Highway 97. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Two separate collisions slow traffic outside of Summerland

The accidents took place outside the town on Highway 97

Traffic is backed up heading into Summerland from Peachland along Highway 97 due to a collision.

The two-vehicle incident currently has paramedics and firefighters on scene.

The site of the crash is north of Summerland past the intersection between Highway 97 and Bentley Road.

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At the other end of town, in Trout Creek, a truck was seen flipped over in the bushes across from where the historic sod-roofed cabin is. The truck left the highway, flipping onto its roof and taking out several large bushes. At the crash scene, a wooden cross could be seen from a past fatal collision there.

The truck has been cleared and crews are cleaning up the remaining debris. Traffic near the Thornber Street and Arkell Road intersection with Highway 97 is currently down to one lane in either direction.

It is not currently known if there were any injuries due to either incident.

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