According to Cst. Matt Ericson of the Prince Rupert RCMP, nobody was seriously injured in this morning’s accident on McBride.
The accident occurred when the taxi driver stopped at a crosswalk for a pedestrian. The driver of the white truck was allegedly looking at a car entering McBride St., didn’t see the taxi stopped and struck the car.
The driver of the taxi was taken to hospital as a precaution.
Traffic on McBride Street in Prince Rupert ground to a halt this morning as emergency services attended to a major collision at the corner of 9th Avenue and McBride.
While RCMP have yet to release details of the incident, just before nine a.m. the scene included a Skeena Taxi cab with its rear-end collapsed up to the vehicle body and a white Dodge truck with the front end caved in and glass and tire marks on the road.
Look for more information as it becomes available.