Local trucker hurt

Castlegar resident badly injured in Saskatchewan MVA

Robert L. Wilson of Castlegar is a long haul trucker. On September 17 he was in an accident in Kerrobert, Sask. and received severe multiple injuries. He is currently in ICU at University Hospital Saskatoon, which is far from home. A trust fund is being established to help his family cope with the great financial burden placed on them because of this tragic accident.

Robert has a very long road to travel ahead of him, likely the most difficult he has ever been on. We are hoping that they will be able to transfer him closer to home soon to be near family and friends. Robert is a kind,caring person who has alway been more than willing to help anyone who needed him.

His constant companion on his many trips in Canada and the U.S. was his little dog Dusty, he received no injuries and is well. Dusty ran away and the police tried to catch him but failed. They left and returned and found Dusty waiting in the truck for his buddy Robert to return. He is currently in a kennel and being well cared for in Saskatoon and will be returning home soon.

We ask for your prayers and support.

Anyone wishing to donate to the Robert L. Wilson Trust Fund may do so at Kootenay Saving Credit Union, 1016 – 4th St, Castlegar or any Kootenay Savings branch


-Laura Blizard,