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Charges possible after five-car pile-up in rush hour

April 23, 2015 - 2:34 PM

KELOWNA – A 56-year-old Penticton man is facing a number of charges in connection with a five-car pile-up on Harvey Avenue in Kelowna during yesterday afternoon’s rush hour.

RCMP say the crash at Harvey Avenue and Ethel Street at around 4:35 p.m., April 22, sent three people to hospital, while others were treated by paramedics. One of the drivers walked away from the scene.

Witnesses told police the driver of a pickup truck failed to stop, which caused the crash.

The driver and owner of the suspect pickup was found by police a short distance away. He ended up being one of the three taken to hospital.

He is also facing a number of criminal and Motor Vehicle Act charges, according to an RCMP media release.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander at or call 250-491-0331. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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