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Driver seriously injured after rolling stolen pickup truck in Peachland

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August 26, 2020 - 8:52 AM

A pickup truck reported stolen out of Vernon hit a power pole and rolled several times in Peachland early this morning.

Police were called to the single-vehicle crash at around 2:30 a.m. today, Aug. 26, on Highway 97 near Drought Road in Peachland, according to an RCMP media release.

RCMP say the stolen Toyota pickup hit a concrete barrier and power pole, then rolled several times, coming to rest on Drought Road.

The 27-year-old woman driving the pickup was taken to hospital by ambulance with serious injuries.

The pickup was stolen from Vernon on Aug. 13, police say.

No charges have been laid as the investigation continues.

Anyone with any information can contact the West Kelowna RCMP at 250-768-2880.  Or remain completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or by leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net.


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