Motorcycle collides with Mustang at Kelowna intersection

A Kelowna was sent to hospital with serious injuries after a collision involving his motorcycle Sunday evening.

A Kelowna was sent to hospital with serious injuries after a collision involving his motorcycle Sunday evening.

The Kelowna RCMP responded Oct. 30 at 6:55 p.m., to a report of a collision which involved a motorcyclist at the intersection of Richter Street and Cadder Avenue.

Police have determined that a silver Ford Mustang, which had been northbound on Richter Street, initiated a left turn onto Cadder Avenue directly into the oncoming path of a motorcycle which had been southbound on Richter Street.

“The driver of the Ford continued to drive several hundred feet past the scene of the crash before coming to a complete stop,” said Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey, in a press release.

An off duty RCMP officer at the scene remained with the driver of the Ford who displayed signs and symptoms of possible alcohol intoxication.

“As a result a demand was made of the driver who provided samples of her breath roadside which resulted in a fail,” said  O’Donaghey.

“The woman was subsequently taken to the Kelowna RCMP Detachment for additional testing where she refused to provide further breath samples to investigators.”

The motorcyclist, a 63-year-old Kelowna man, was rushed to hospital where he remains in stable however serious condition.

The driver of the Ford Mustang, a 56-year-old West Kelowna woman, was issued with an Administrative Driving Prohibition under the Motor Vehicle Act and faces potential criminal charges related to the crash. She is expected to appear in Court at a later date.

The investigation remains ongoing at this time as investigators attempt to determine the causal factors of the crash. If you witnessed this crash and have not yet spoken to police you are asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300.


Just Posted

Jumper cables ignite small car fire

Fire crews quickly put out a car fire in Rutland Wednesday afternoon

Central Okanagan residents urged to chip it, not chuck it

Plans already in place to dispose of Christmas trees after the upcoming holiday

Outbreak affects eight people in Vernon

UPDATE: Gastrointestinal illness reported at Vernon Jubilee Hospital

Ice fishing returns to Lake Country

The annual Learn to Ice Fish event takes place at Beaver Lake

Me Too At Work: Sexual assault and harassment in the B.C. workplace

Introducing an in-depth look at who is affected and what can be done

Kelowna auto dealer revs up KGH building project with big donation

Kelowna Toyota has donated $30,000 to help build JoeAnna’s House on hospital grounds

More than 20,000 pounds of garbage removed from riverside homeless camps

Two camps taken down last week on the banks of the Fraser and Chilliwack rivers

Suspect in Revelstoke standoff killed himself: RCMP

Mohammadali Darabi, suspect in the Calgary homicide of his roommate, was stopped in Revelstoke

Clinton visits Vancouver, applauds Trudeau, celebrates Democrats’ win in Alabama

Clinton told crowd she cheered when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed the country’s first gender-balanced cabinet.

VIDEO: Salt Spring Islanders ferry piano to their floating home

Everyone enjoys a little music on the water, but not everyone has a piano on their boat

RCMP volunteers step up parking lot patrols for Christmas

Citizen’s On Patrol look to deter criminal opportunists while giving shoppers peace of mind

Bomb detonated in Kamloops neighbourhood

Kamloops RCMP are investigating after an improvised explosive device was detonated Wednesday morning

No More Shootouts: Strong defence will be Canada’s backbone at world juniors

Head coach doesn’t want a situation where a hot goalie or a lucky bounce can determine a team’s fate

Most Read