Coquihalla crash claims life of West Kelowna woman
A terrible accident on the Coquihalla highway from Sunday night. There was a crash between two small vehicles and a truck carrying lumber about 34 kilometers north of Hope. It was about dinner time and snowy. Police say a 54 year old West Kelowna woman who was a passenger in the truck jumped out to help two Kamloops men at the crash scene. While she was doing that a fourth vehicle smashed into one of the crashed cars pushing it into the woman as her husband looked on. She was taken to hospital in Hope and later died. The name of the West Kelowna woman has not been released.
Kamloops RCMP looking for a witness
The Kamloops RCMP are asking for a witness to contact them after a pedestrian was hit by a car last Wednesday night. The crash involved a 1989 red Chevrolet Cavalier and a 55-year-old Lytton man in the 200 block of west Victoria Street. The 55 year old man suffered minor injuries. Police say its become apparent that a second vehicle was behind the Cavalier at the time. The driver of that car stopped briefly then manoeuvred around the crash and continued westbound. Police want to speak to the driver of this second vehicle.