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.

 

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