Highway 97 closed in Okanagan Falls due to rollover | Kelowna News | iNFOnews

Current Conditions


Kelowna News

Highway 97 closed in Okanagan Falls due to rollover

Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Melissa Gelowitz
August 19, 2020 - 3:58 PM

Highway 97 is closed in both directions this afternoon after a truck hauling lumber rolled over, spilling debris onto the road.

Drive B.C. reported the incident at around 3 p.m. at Waterman Hill in Okanagan Falls, causing long traffic delays.

The highway is closed in both directions, according to Melissa Gelowitz, who said her husband saw the incident.

Emergency crews are on scene.

More to come.


To contact a reporter for this story, email Carli Berry or call 250-864-7494 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 © iNFOnews, 2020

  • Popular kelowna News
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile