One dead in crash on Highway 97 north of Vernon - InfoNews

Current Conditions


One dead in crash on Highway 97 north of Vernon

January 20, 2018 - 8:59 AM

VERNON – A person was killed in a three-vehicle crash on Highway 97 just north of Vernon yesterday afternoon.

RCMP say shortly after 4 p.m. yesterday, Jan. 19, emergency crews were called to a three-vehicle collision at Highway 97 and Meadow Lark Road.

One person was killed and the cause of the crash hasn’t been determined, according to an RCMP media release.

The identity of the person killed hasn’t been released as police work to contact family members.

Highway 97 was closed for several hours, and traffic detoured to Old Kamloops Road and Pleasant Valley Road, as investigators examined the scene of the crash. It reopened at about 10 p.m., Drive B.C. says.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander or call 250-309-5343 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 © InfoTel News Ltd, 2018
InfoTel News Ltd

  • Popular kelowna News
  • Comments
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile