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Man airlifted to hospital after rollover on rural North Okanagan road

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September 29, 2019 - 2:18 PM

VERNON - It was fortunate that hunters were in the area to call an ambulance after a vehicle rolled over on a North Okanagan forest service road.

Enderby Fire Department chief Cliff Vetter said the accident occurred about five kilometres up a forest service road in the Kingfisher area at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 29.

“They were found by some hunters who brought them down to the road to meet an ambulance,” Vetter said. “It was a good thing the hunters were out and about.”

Vetter confirmed that two occupants were in the vehicle at the time of the incident. After meeting paramedics on the road, an air ambulance was called and one person was airlifted to the Kelowna General Hospital with unknown injuries.

The other occupant of the vehicle was examined by ambulance crews, but was walking and didn’t appear seriously injured, Vetter said.

An investigation into the cause of the rollover is ongoing.

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