Jeep skids over bank

RCMP say icy roads are reportedly to blame for the single-vehicle collision in the area of Gellatly Road and Witt Road, late Monday night.

It was terrifying moment for two West Kelowna residents after their Jeep went flying down an embankment, narrowly missing a large tree.

RCMP say icy roads are reportedly to blame for the single-vehicle collision in the area of Gellatly Road and Witt Road, late Monday night.

“Police were told that the Jeep Cherokee, occupied by a young man and a woman, had been travelling up Gellatly when the driver lost control on a corner and went down a 20-foot embankment,” says Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey.

“Neither occupant reported any injuries. Crews plan to conduct a safe recovery of the vehicle sometime today.”

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