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Police look for witnesses, dashcam footage from Lake Country crash

The crash involved 8 vehicles on Dec. 21
Crash in Lake Country on Dec. 21. (Jordy Cunningham/ Black Press Media)

A crash that involved eight vehicles and injured multiple people, on Highway 97 in Lake Country is still under investigation by RCMP.

Police are looking for witnesses and dash camera footage from Dec. 21, incident that occured at approximately 5:30 p.m.

All four lanes of Highway 97 were blocked for several hours due to the span of the debris field from this incident. According to Cpl. T.J Bowden, there were multiple injured people, with injury severity ranging from minor to serious, but none life-threatening.

“The investigation is early and ongoing, though speed appears to be a significant factor among potential causes,” said Cpl. Bowden.

If you witnessed this event and have yet to speak with a police officer or dash camera footage at or around this location and the time of this collision, contact Lake Country RCMP Detachment or Crimestoppers, quoting file number 2023-74877.

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