Collision between motorcycle and Kelowna bus sends one to hospital


KELOWNA - One man was taken to hospital last night after he collided with a bus while riding his motorcycle.

RCMP say the collision happened around 10 p.m. last night, May 7, in Rutland at the intersection of Springfield Road and Hollywood Road South. Police say the bus was driving on Springfield Road when the motorcyclist merged directly in front, leading to the crash.

The motorcyclist was taken to hospital by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries. The bus driver and passengers reported no serious injuries.

RCMP are still investigating the incident and alcohol has not been ruled out as a factor for the motorcyclist.

Witnesses who haven’t spoken to the police are asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP at 250-828-3300.

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