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Car runs down tree on McCurdy Road in Kelowna

The vehicle will have to be towed from the scene

Update June 23

The driver of a vehicle involved in a car crash in Rutland on June 20 has reached out to Capital News to say she's OK. 

Britt Augustson said there was a second vehicle involved and a minor collision between the two sent her onto the grass at McCurdy and Rutland roads around 4 p.m.

Augustson said the other vehicle was drivable, but hers was not after running over a small tree and popping a tire. 

No injuries were reported. 

In better news, the driver said the tree was still standing a day after the crash. 

Original June 20

A car crashed into a tree on McCurdy Road, Thursday afternoon.

The single-vehicle incident happened just before 4 p.m. near the intersection with Rutland Road. 

The driver of the vehicle was stuck inside the car until emergency crews were able to arrive on scene. 

The vehicle will have to be towed from the scene, and the tree is badly damaged.

It’s unclear what caused the collision.

No serious injuries were reported. 



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