Pickup truck caught in landslide

Safety Alert Type: 
Resource Roads
Location: 
Highway 20 (25 kilometres west of Williams Lake)
Date of Incident / Close Call: 
2017-06-19
Company Name: 
BC Forest Safety Council
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

A forestry worker driving to a job site in a pickup truck was swept down a steep embankment when a section of Highway 20 washed out. The worker was able to get out of the pickup and was rescued. However, he did sustain injuries and was transported to hospital for treatment.

Learnings and Suggestions: 

Link to recent Landslide and Flood Safety Alert: http://www.bcforestsafe.org/node/2964

 

For more information on this submitted alert: 

Gerard Messier, BC Forest Safety Council 1-877-741-1060

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