September 03, 2016 - 4:41 PM
PEACHLAND - A fatal vehicle collision prompted the closure of Highway 97 in Peachland yesterday afternoon.
Kelowna RCMP Const. Jesse O’Donaghey says in a media release that the male driver and female passenger of the motorcycle were rushed to the hospital. The female passenger has died.
The collision involved a black Harley motorcycle and a beige Honda Accord.
O’Donaghey says yesterday, Sept. 3 at 2:45 p.m., the Honda Accord was stopped behind another vehicle that was waiting to make a left hand turn off of Highway 97. The motorcycle then crashed into the rear of the Honda.
If you witnessed this crash and have not yet spoken to police you are asked to contact the West Kelowna RCMP at 250-768-2880.
- This story was updated at 10 a.m., Sept. 4 to include new information from Drive B.C.
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