Truck crashes into Kelowna Tim Hortons, causing small fire

A truck crashed through the front of a Tim Hortons located at Highway 33 and Hollywood Road on Monday night. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)A truck crashed through the front of a Tim Hortons located at Highway 33 and Hollywood Road on Monday night. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Truck crashes into Kelowna Tim Hortons, causing small fire
Truck crashes into Kelowna Tim Hortons, causing small fire
Truck crashes into Kelowna Tim Hortons, causing small fire

Customers of a Rutland Tim Hortons were shocked but uninjured when a truck crashed through the front of the building, Monday night.

Firefighters were quick to respond to the incident at Highway 33 and Hollywood Road.

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According to Platoon Captain Kelly Stephens, when crews arrived there was heavy smoke and flame at the front of the building and the car next to the truck that crashed into the Tim Hortons was also on fire.

“There was a fire in the building upon arrival, it was knocked down quickly,” said Stephens. “There was also an occupant in the truck, three to four workers inside, possibly three customers, but everyone got out safely.”

It’s unclear if the driver of the vehicle was trying to go through the drive-thru when the incident happened, however witnesses said the man driving the truck was removed from the vehicle unconscious.

Several customers were also looked over by BC ambulance with undetermined injuries.

RCMP is on scene investigating the incident.

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