UPDATE: Highway 97 reopens near Peachland

Dashcam footage shows a vehicle cross the centre line and hit another head on.
Image Credit: Global Okanagan (with permission)

PEACHLAND – Highway 97 has reopened south of the Highway 97C junction.

A head on crash shortly after 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 3 shut down both lanes about four kilometres south of Peachland Lane on Highway 97.

RCMP have not commented on the extent of the injuries but Global Okanagan reports a car crossed the centre line and hit another vehicle head on. A third vehicle was also involved.

Two men and a woman were taken to hospital. The woman is in critical condition.

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 8:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 to include information from Global Okanagan and Drive B.C.


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