Okanagan man ejected from vehicle in early morning crash

Emergency crews were called to an incident in Glenmore Wednesday morning

  • Mar. 6, 2019 9:20 a.m.

A man is in the hospital with serious injuries after his the vehicle he was driving lost control on a curve and left the roadway.

The accident happened just before 6:40 a.m. on Summit Drive and Valley Road.

“It appears as though the lone occupant of the Honda, had been ejected from the car as it rolled down a slope after leaving the travelled portion of the roadway,” says Kelowna RCMP Corp. Jesse O’Donaghey.

READ MORE: Emergency crews respond to Glenmore crash

The driver of the Grey Honda Civic hasn’t been identified and an investigation is underway into what caused the incident, which includes a mechanical inspection of the heavily damaged vehicle.

“Our traffic services investigators are urging eye witnesses to the crash, to the previous movements of the vehicle involved or to the operators driving behaviour prior to the collision to immediately come forward and speak with police,” says O’Donaghey.

READ MORE: Chimney fire smokes out home in West Kelowna

Anyone with information or footage of the rollover is asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP Municipal Traffic Section at 250-762-3300.


@LarynGilmour
laryn.gilmour@blackpress.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Thrash Wrestling “mans up” for the Testicular Fortitude show

Silas “The Last Real Man” Young enters the ring on April 27

Update: Highway 3 reopened following rockslide near Keremeos

The slide occurred Friday March 22, at about 8 p.m. between Red Bridge and Standing Rock

Rock slide forces rural Keremeos residents to leave their homes

Witness describes boulders bigger than her car

BREAKING: Highway 3 near Keremeos closed due to rockslide

Highway 3 just west of Keremeos is closed as of 8:44 p.m.… Continue reading

UPDATE: Destructive blaze in West Kelowna

A unit of a condo complex is on fire in West Kelowna

Sparks fly as SUV speeds down wrong side of Highway 1 trying to flee RCMP

Captured on video, the vehicle headed westbound against oncoming traffic before crashing

Okanagan woman launches sewing studio

“I know there’s a lot of people up and down the valley that would love to sew.”

1,300 cruise ship passengers rescued by helicopter amid storm off Norway’s coast

Rescue teams with helicopters and boats were sent to evacuate the cruise ship under extremely difficult circumstances

Former Okanagan teen found safe after disappearing from YVR airport

Ethan Burnett, 14, was found safe in Kelowna on March 22

B.C. university to offer first graduate program on mindfulness in Canada

University of the Fraser Valley says the mostly-online program focuses on self-care and well being

Province announces $18.6 million for B.C. Search and Rescue

The funding, spread over three years, to pay for operations, equipment, and training

Vernon road closed again following landslide

The road that was reopened Thursday morning was closed again Friday following geotechnical engineer report.

Late-season wave of the flu makes its round in B.C.

BC Centre for Disease Control reported 50 per cent jump in flu cases in first weeks of March

Tofino’s housing crisis causing some to seek shelter at the local hospital

Tofino’s housing crisis is pushing the town’s ‘hidden homeless’ population into the forefront.

Most Read