RCMP investigating serious collision


2023-08-23 08:45 HAP

Dossier nº 2023-08-23

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The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP is investigating a serious collision between a car and motorcycle that occurred on Highway 97 in Vernon yesterday.

On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2023, around 3:45 p.m, the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP received a report of a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 97 and Highland Road in Vernon. Frontline officers along with fire rescue and BC Emergency Health Service personnel responded to the crash. The investigation has determined the collision occurred when a motorcycle attempting to make a left hand turn across traffic from Highway 97 onto Highland Road was struck by passenger car travelling southbound on the highway.

The driver of the car sustained minor injuries and the driver of the motorcycle, a 52-year-old Vernon man, was transported to hospital in critical condition.

The investigation is ongoing.

Diffusé par :

Gend. Chris Terleski

Agent des relations avec les m├ędias
GRC de Vernon-Okanagan-Nord
3402, 30e Rue, Vernon (C.-B.) V1T 5E5
Bureau : 250-260-7161
Télécopieur : 250-260-7191

Courriel : VernonMedia@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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