Close call for woman injured on Myra Trestles

A Kelowna woman was injured Thursday when she veered her bike into the railing on the Myra Canyon trestles and injured herself.

  • Sep. 30, 2016 1:00 p.m.

Emergency crews were called to the Myra Canyon trestles on Thursday afternoon.

A Kelowna woman was injured Thursday when she veered her bike into the railing on the Myra Canyon trestles and injured herself.

The Kelowna Fire Department got a call to help the injured 65-year-old at around 3:20 p.m.,  and responded with its UTV Gator along with BCAS and Central Okanagan Search and Rescue.

“The injured patient was at Trestle No. 9 and the fire department gave her a ride to the waiting ambulance in the Gator,” said Steve Wallick, platoon captain with the Kelowna Fire Department.

The woman’s injuries were not life threatening.

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