Driver loses control, rolls into ditch on Okanagan highway

The driver of this car lost control and ended up in the ditch at the turnoff from the Okanagan Connector to Okanagan Highway Tuesday morning.
Image Credit: Dan Garton

WEST KELOWNA - A vehicle heading south on Highway 97 just outside of West Kelowna is on its roof in the ditch after the driver lost control this morning.

A driver exiting the Okanagan Connector for the Okanagan Highway lost control and rolled the vehicle, coming to rest on the roof Tuesday morning, Dec. 22.

The single vehicle crash happened just before 10 a.m. at the turnoff. A witness says he doesn't think anyone was injured but RCMP and West Kelowna Fire Rescue could not be reached for confirmation.

Drive B.C. is reporting compact snow in the area.

Traffic at the turnoff has not been affected.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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