Kelowna Mounties look for input on car crash that swept up pedestrian

"The pedestrian, a 29-year-old West Kelowna man, was rushed by Emergency Health Services to hospital with serious injuries."

  • May. 17, 2016 2:00 p.m.

RCMP are continuing their investigation into a two vehicle crash involving a pedestrian early yesterday evening.

On May 16 at 6:50 p.m., the West Kelowna RCMP and Kelowna Municipal Traffic Services responded to a report of a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Dobbin Road (Highway 97) and Old Okanagan Highway.

“Police have learned from witnesses on scene that two vehicles, a black Mercedes GLK35 and a blue Ford F-150, collided in the intersection causing one of the vehicles to spin out of control and strike a pedestrian rendering him unconscious,” said Const. Jesse O’Donaghey, in a press release.

“The pedestrian, a 29-year-old West Kelowna man, was rushed by Emergency Health Services to hospital with serious injuries.”

The drivers of both vehicles involved in the collision remained at the scene and are co-operating with the investigation.

A Collision Re-Constructionist was called to the scene and the investigation is ongoing which will include a full mechanical inspection of the Ford F-150.

If you witnessed this crash and have not yet spoken to police you are asked to contact the West Kelowna RCMP at 250-768-2880. Or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

 

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