Emergency crews responded to a single-vehicle accident on Prairie Valley Road on Friday morning. Police say a 50-year-old Summerland woman

Three injured following two highway accidents

Police were called to two highway accidents near Summerland on the evening of Dec. 9.

Police were called to two highway accidents near Summerland on the evening of Dec. 9.

At 4:50 p.m., emergency crews were called to a head-on collision on Highway 97 near Arkell Road.

A motorist travelling south collided with a motorist in the oncoming lane travelling north.

An 83-year-old Summerland woman had to be extracted from the vehicle. She was then taken to hospital in Penticton.

The driver of the other vehicle, a 31-year-old Summerland man, received minor injuries and was taken to hospital. The accident is under investigation.

The second accident occurred at 6:20 p.m. on Highway 97 near Lakeshore Drive when two pickup trucks, both travelling south collided when one veered into the other.

A Kelowna woman in her mid-20s was taken to hospital.

A Summerland man in his mid-70s was issued a ticket for driving without due care and not having a proper driver’s license.

Sgt. Stephane Lacroix of the Summerland RCMP detachment said driving conditions were good on Wednesday evening.

“Road conditions were not a factor and alcohol was not a factor in either accident,” he said.


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