Police say driver of stolen truck crashed into Dawson Creek home deliberately

Sgt. Scott West with the detachment said the driver and the residents of the home, located on the corner of 109 Avenue and Ninth Street, knew each other, though he could not divulge the nature of their relationship at this time. He said they are awaiting more information and he was not able to provide a motive for why the driver would deliberately crash the vehicle into the home.

Police have not yet laid formal charges against the driver of the semi-truck, who was discovered by emergency personnel in the cab of the truck, unresponsive and with injuries to his face. He is currently not in police custody, though he is known to police. An investigation into charges including possession of stolen property over $5,000, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, and driving while prohibited is ongoing.

The 2007 Kenworth flat deck truck had allegedly been stolen from Pouce Coupe, and crashed into the home just before 9 p.m. on Nov. 7, causing damage that has made the home uninhabitable.

Mile 0 City will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.  

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