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Kelowna rollover backs up Christmas shopping traffic

A rollover on Springfield Road in Kelowna sent a man to hospital, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015.
Image Credit: Global Okanagan (with permission)
December 12, 2015 - 1:13 PM

KELOWNA – RCMP are investigating after a car crash on a busy road near Kelowna’s biggest shopping mall this morning.

Emergency crews were called at about 10:54 a.m., Dec. 12, to a rollover on Springfield Road at Durnin Road.

A car hit a light standard and flipped, according to a Global Okanagan report. The driver was taken to Kelowna General Hospital.

The crash caused traffic jam for Christmas shoppers trying to get to the nearby Orchard Park Shopping Centre.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander at halexander@infonews.ca. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

 

 

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