Dog lost after South Okanagan collision returned to family - InfoNews

Current Conditions

Mostly Cloudy

Dog lost after South Okanagan collision returned to family

A two-vehicle crash on Highway 97 about a kilometre south of the junction with Highway 3A closed the route for a while, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017.
January 05, 2017 - 4:30 PM

PENTICTON - A dog reported missing following a two vehicle collision on Highway 97 between Kaleden and Okanagan Falls yesterday has been reunited with its family.

Cpl. Ryan McLeod with the RCMP South Okanagan Traffic Services says in a media release, Marley was found this morning, Jan. 5, by an Argo Road Maintenance employee.

The dog ran off after the vehicle the vehcile it was in was involved in the collision yesterday, Jan. 4.

Marley spent a cold night outside but is currently being cared for by a vet for exposure, scratches and a couple of missing nails, McLeod says.

The dog is reported to be in relatively good shape considering what it went through.

McLeod says the dog owner’s family expressed their thanks for media and social media exposure as well as the numerous members of the public who helped search for the dog.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Steve Arstad or call 250-488-3065 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2017
InfoTel News Ltd

  • Popular kelowna News
  • Comments
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile