Kelowna man in police custody after allegedly driving into pedestrian

"The pedestrian, a 42-year-old Kelowna woman, suffered what police describe as serious however non-life threatening injuries..."

  • Jun. 6, 2016 3:00 p.m.

A Kelowna man is in police custody after allegedly hitting a pedestrian, and leaving her with serious injuries.

The Kelowna RCMP responded to a report June 6  at 6:18 a.m., of a pedestrian involved collision in the 800 block of Hollywood Road North.

“Police have determined that a red Dodge Ram 1500 pick-up truck, which was pulling a utility trailer, had struck the pedestrian on Hollywood Road North between Leathead Road and McCurdy Road,” said Const. Jesse O’Donaghey, in a press release.

“The pedestrian, a 42-year-old Kelowna woman, suffered what police describe as serious however non-life threatening injuries as a result of being struck. She was transported to hospital by emergency health services.”

The driver, a 56-year-old Kelowna man, initially left the scene of the collision, however returned and was taken into police custody and remains in police custody at this time.

If you witnessed this incident and have not yet spoken to police you are asked to contact the Cst. Lacey Browning og the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300. Or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.


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