RCMP ask witnesses to come forward

After a dramatic three car collision RCMP appeal to the public

After a dramatic collision in Kelowna’s Mission neighbourhood Thursday evening RCMP are asking for witnesses to come forward to help investigation.

Emergency crews responded to a car accident that involved three vehicles on Lexington Drive near Gordon Drive at 5:36 p.m. on May 24.

Related:BC RCMP renew call for info on girl who went missing 35 years ago

A black Ford Flex was driving eastbound on Lexington when it collided with a white Volkswagen Eurovan and a blue Kia Forte and finally came to a stop near the Mission Sports Field.

A witness that was driving and was not involved in the crash, was uninjured but close to the crash told investigators that he, “actually felt the pressure of the impact.”

Related:Can you identify this person of interest?

Investigators are working to piece together the collision, which ultimately sent a woman and two men to hospital with varying degrees of injuries, however all of which are believed to be non-life threatening in nature.

“Our investigators have yet to rule out a mechanical failure as a potential contributing factor in this crash, which had the real potential of being fatal,” Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey said in a press release . “As such, part of our still ongoing investigation will include a full mechanical inspection of the Ford Flex.”

Related:B.C. RCMP swoop in to save injured eagle

“The Kelowna Municipal Traffic Section is appealing to the general public for any dash camera, residential or commercial video surveillance footage which may have caught the crash as it unfolded,” O’Donaghey said in a press release.

Anyone who witnessed this crash, and has not yet spoken with police, or anyone with any information is asked to contact Cst. David Carter of the Kelowna RCMP Municipal Traffic Section at 250-762-3300.

To report a typo, email:
newstips@kelownacapnews.com
.


@KelownaCapNews
newstips@kelownacapnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Rose Valley Rd. fire in West Kelowna has now been extinguished

West Kelowna Fire Chief says first two grass fires Tuesday were human caused

Two vehicle incident at Leckie and Baron

UPDATE: 5:56 p.m. RCMP is on the scene at a two-vehicle crash… Continue reading

Grounded: Kelowna Falcons early season struggles continue

The Falcons move to 2-8 after another loss Monday night

Collision on Harvey Avenue and Dillworth Drive

The road should be cleared up momentarily

West Kelowna grass fire sparked by ‘hot works’

Glenrosa fire ignites after sparks came from adjacent property

Murray McLauchlan delights Okanagan crowd

Canadian music icon puts on wonderful two-hour show at Performing Arts Centre

Life’s work of talented Shuswap sculptor leads to leukemia

Former Salmon Arm resident warns of dangers of chemical contact

College investigates Okanagan physiotherapist

Stephen Witvoet’s matters are currently before the courts

Shuswap car dealership seeks return of unique stolen Jeep

The red 1989 four-by-four was taken from Salmon Arm GM’s lot early Monday morning.

Horgan says he’ll still defend B.C. coast after second Trans Mountain approval

Meanwhile, one B.C. First Nation has announced plans for a legal challenge

Demonstrators on either side of Trans Mountain debate clash in Vancouver

Crowd heard from member of Indigenous-led coalition that hopes to buy 51% of expansion project

MPs hear retired South Okanagan nurse’s petition to change compensation for fatal medical errors

Teri McGrath wants provinces to implement no-fault system for medical errors

Public weighs in Okanagan rail trail parking development

“It was a great evening to interact with the community and hear the input for the property”

Grieving B.C. mom hopes Facebook message leads to new investigation into son’s Surrey homicide

Criminal Justice Branch didn’t lay charges, concluding no substantial likelihood of murder or manslaughter conviction

Most Read