Police need witness to crash on Kelowna’s Gordon Drive

A crash between a motorbike and small SUV on Sunday afternoon on Gordon Drive has biker in hospital with serious injuries.

  • Oct. 3, 2016 12:00 p.m.
Crash on Gordon 1:44 p.m. Oct. 2.

Crash on Gordon 1:44 p.m. Oct. 2.

Police are looking for anyone who may have witnessed a crash between a car and a motorcycle that left a Kelowna man with potentially life-threatening injuries.

Emergency services responded to reports of a motorcycle involved incident at around 1:44 p.m., Oct. 2 in the 3800 block of Gordon Drive.

Police believe that a southbound blue Honda motorcycle collided with the rear of a red Kia Sorrento, which had also been traveling southbound on Gordon Drive.

The motorcyclist, a 61-year-old Kelowna man, was rushed to hospital in stable condition. Mounties say he is  suffering from serious, perhaps life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Kia, a 62-year-old West Kelowna woman, and her passengers were all uninjured in the crash. She remained at the scene and fully co-operated with the police investigation.

“RCMP are turning to the public and urging potential independent third party witnesses to this crash to come forward,” said Const. Jesse O’Donaghey in a press release.

“At this time police are only able to rely on the information that can be provided by the occupants of both vehicles involved.”

If you witnessed this crash, contact Const. Brian Dobbs of the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300.

Kelowna Capital News

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