Flying piece of plywood hits pedestrians

The Lake Country RCMP responded to a report of two people injured by a large piece of plywood, March 14 at 4 p.m.

  • Tue Mar 24th, 2015 10:00am
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Investigators are looking to speak with the driver after two pedestrians sustained injuries when a large piece of plywood came out of the back of a pick up truck, striking both, and caused several injuries.

The Lake Country RCMP responded to a report of two people injured by a large piece of plywood, March 14 at 4 p.m.

“The duo were walking their dogs in the 3500 block of Woodsdale Road in Lake Country, when a newer black Ford pickup truck drove past them and a large piece of plywood dislodged from the truck striking the pair,” said Cpl. Joe Duncan, in a press release.

“A 31-year-old Lake Country woman suffered minor injuries while a 23-year-old Kelowna woman suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries. Both were taken to hospital for treatment.”

The vehicle was described as a newer black Ford pickup however no description of the driver is available. The plywood was described as having leather and hinges attached to it.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Lake Country RCMP, Cst BELLIA, at 250-766-2288. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.