Woman killed in head-on collision

A collision between a semi and an SUV in Peachland Thursday has highway traffic at a standstill.
Image Credit: Global Okanagan (with permission)

PEACHLAND – A woman was killed in a head-on collision in Peachland Thursday afternoon.

The accident happened shortly after noon at the intersection of Highway 97 and Trepanier Bench Rd.

RCMP Sgt. Wade Severson says a northbound SUV hit a southbound semi. Global Okanagan reports a witness says the SUV crossed the centre line and hit the semi head-on.

Severson says the driver of the semi has minor injuries.

The name of the deceased has not been released.

Southbound traffic is being rerouted onto Buchanan Road and northbound to Trepanier Bench Road.

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

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