June 1, 2023


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2 seniors injured in Spallumcheen motorcycle crash – Okanagan


Two individuals on a motorcycle experience in Spallumcheen ended up very seriously injured Sunday when they collided with a vehicle, RCMP reported.

The crash was all over 11:15 a.m. Sunday, at the intersection of Highway 97A and McLeod Road in Spallumcheen.

“The motorcycle was travelling northbound on Freeway 97A when it collided with a motor vehicle moving into the highway at McLeod Street,” RCMP reported in a press launch. “An off obligation officer travelling in the spot at the time witnessed the collision and rendered initially assist to the two occupants of the bike until eventually unexpected emergency responders arrived at the scene.”

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Both equally the driver and the passenger of the motorbike, a 72-calendar year aged guy and a 76-calendar year outdated lady, sustained serious injuries and ended up transported to healthcare facility, RCMP stated.

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Targeted traffic was detoured for a number of several hours to allow a member of the RCMP built-in collision assessment and reconstruction products and services crew to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the scene.

The crash stays less than investigation.

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BC Freeway Patrol issued a press release Monday, reminding motorists to be vigilant for motorcyclists this time.

According to provincial info, bikes make up about 3.5 per cent of insured automobiles on B.C.’s roads, nonetheless they make up above 10 for each cent  of total roadway fatalities. On typical, 39 riders are killed in 2,300 crashes involving bikes on B.C. streets each year.

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