Collision on Main and Industrial closes intersection in Penticton

Firefighters clean up after a collision at Main St. and Industrial Ave today, Oct. 15.

PENTICTON - A collision at the intersection of Main Street and Industrial Ave slowed traffic for roughly a half hour just before noon today, Oct. 21.

Dennis Smith of Penticton Fire Department said two people were taken to hospital by ambulance after a black Honda Civic and a burgundy GMC Sierra collided in the intersection.

The accident is cleared up and traffic is now returning to normal.

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