Police car struck Sunday

Kelowna - A police vehicle was hit Sunday on Glenmore Drive

A police vehicle was struck Sunday afternoon as the officer was conducting a traffic stop.

Shortly before 1:15 p.m., Aug. 6, an unmarked police cruiser was struck from behind by a red BMW sedan, according to the Kelowna RCMP.

The officer had been outside his police vehicle at the time of the collision, as he was in the middle of conducting a traffic stop in the northbound lanes of Glenmore Drive near the intersection of Highland Drive North.

The driver of the BMW was transported to hospital as a precaution for further assessment, said the Kelowna RCMP. The officer, nor any other members of the public were injured in the crash.

Both vehicles were removed from the scene by tow trucks.

The RCMP continue to investigate what caused the driver of the BMW to collided with the rear of the police vehicle.