Two people in critical condition following ATV rollover in Oyama

Two men are in critical condition following an ATV crash in Oyama.
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LAKE COUNTRY - Two local men are in hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries after the ATV they were riding went down an embankment in Oyama yesterday.

Shortly after 2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 10, RCMP responded to reports of an ATV rollover in Oyama. When they arrived to the 5000-block of Oyama Lake Road they found the ATV heavily damaged against a tree eight feet down an embankment.

A 46-year-old Lake Country man and a 42-year-old Kelowna man were both rushed to hospital in critical condition. Their injuries are serious and potentially life-threatening, Const. Jesse O’Donaghey says in a release.

The cause of the crash has not yet been determined but an RCMP collision resconstructionist has analyzed the scene and the ATV will undergo a full mechanical inspection. RCMP continue to investigate.

 

To contact a 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.


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