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Five-car pileup slows traffic on Harvey in Kelowna

A series or rear end collisions at Harvey Avenue and Burtch Road this afternoon, Monday, Dec. 21, 2015.
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December 21, 2015 - 2:44 PM

KELOWNA - The already heavy holiday traffic on Harvey Avenue through Kelowna was made worse by a five-car crash at Burtch Road this afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to the scene of a series of rear end collisions at about 1:30 p.m. today, Dec. 21.

Two people were taken to Kelowna General Hospital, according to a Global Okanagan report.

Traffic was backed as RCMP investigated and the wrecks were cleared.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

— This story was updated at 3:26 p.m., Monday, Dec. 21, 2015 to correct the number of vehicles involved in the collision.

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