Update 11:57 a.m.
The area of Springfield Road between Burtch Road and Dayton Street has been reopened following a fatal collision early Sunday morning.
“The Kelowna RCMP. thanks the general public for their patience during the closure as officers completed their investigation,” said Const. Solana Paré in an emailed statement.
An update regarding the collision will be released later today.
The Kelowna RCMP is asking motorists to avoid the area of Springfield Road between Burtch Road and Dayton Street and use an alternative route following a fatal collision early Sunday morning.
At 3 a.m, Kelowna RCMP responded to a report of a single vehicle collision near the intersection of Springfield Road and Burtch Road on July 25.
When officers arrived, they found the vehicle had suffered extensive damage, and one of occupants was dead. The other occupant was taken to hospital by Emergency Health Services with serious, life threatening injuries. RCMP are working to determine the cause of the collision.
At 8:50 a.m. crews were still working at the scene. The vehicle appears to be split in two.
Due to the severity of the collision, the area of Springfield Road is closed until the scene investigation is complete.
More updates will be released as they become available.
A collision has happened overnight at the intersection of Springfield Road and Burtch Road at Dayton Street. RCMP is asking motorists to avoid the area until the investigation is complete. #Kelowna pic.twitter.com/rvnsJV7aYJ
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