One and a half years ago my daughter and i were camping in a private campground. During the night a vehicle crashed off the highway and down the hill just missing our trailer we were camping in. It was a terrible night and it terrified my daughter and i as we heard it coming and could not do anything. The man at the campground did not even talk to us. As soon as the police were finished talking to us and we calmed down a little we left. When we left the man who owned the campground said to us on the way out "got more than you paid for last night huh"....When i returned i wrote to the Creston Chamber of Commerce. The man answering gave a nice reply. However since that time both my daughter and i have problems as aresult of it. We both have trouble sleeping, any noise wakes us up, screaching tires brings back all the feeling of that night. The other day we were camping and a noisy vehicle came into our campground late and it startled and scared both of us. Should we continue and pursue this?
Answer by L. John Alexander
British Columbia lawyer
Posted almost 9 years ago
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