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Fire hydrant an obstacle for West Kelowna driver

May 28, 2020 - 10:24 AM

A 20-year-old driver was injured Wednesday when his truck struck a fire hydrant on Boucherie Road and went on to land in a ditch.

Mounties were called May 27 just before 4:30 p.m., to the 2000 block of Boucherie Road in West Kelowna for a single-vehicle collision.

"A Chevrolet van struck a fire hydrant before coming to rest in a ditch on the side of the road," Cpl. Jocelyn Noseworthy said in a press release.

"The 20-year-old male driver was transported to Kelowna General Hospital by BC Emergency Health Services with minor injuries."

No charges have been laid at this time and the investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with any information about this 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

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