Firefighters tend to two people who were in a truck that landed in a ditch on Yale Road on Wednesday. (Jenna Hauck/The Progress)

Loose dog in cab leads to truck in ditch in Chilliwack

The vehicle left Yale Road and went into a ditch after a dog jumped up onto driver’s lap

No one was seriously injured when a truck left Yale Road and landed in a ditch by Hillcrest Drive in Chilliwack Wednesday.

A dog was loose in the cab of the truck when it jumped onto the driver’s lap while two people were travelling eastbound shortly after 1 p.m., according to a firefighter on scene.

The driver of the Chevy truck lost control of the vehicle and struck a road sign before landing in the ditch.

The two were tended to by firefighters and RCMP at the scene.

The eastbound lane of Yale Road was temporarily blocked as a result.



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A dog, which jumped up onto the driver’s lap, was to blame. (Jenna Hauck/The Progress)

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