Kelowna man dies from injuries in quad crash

FILE PHOTO - One of two men critically injured and taken to hospital after the quad they were riding went down an embankment in Oyama on March 10, 2016.
Image Credit: Global News (with permission)

KELOWNA – One of two men critically injured and taken to hospital after the quad they were riding went down an embankment in Oyama last week has died.

RCMP say a 42-year-old man Kelowna man has succumbed to his injuries in hospital.

On March 10, police responded to report of an ATV rollover in the 5000-block of Oyama Lake Road in Lake Country and found a heavily damaged quad against a tree eight feet down an embankment.

A 46-year-old Lake Country man was also taken to hospital with potentially life-threatening condition. RCMP say he remains in hospital and is receiving treatment.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at aproskiw@infonews.ca or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

— This story was updated at 7:32 a.m., March 18, 2016, to note the second man remains in hospital.


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