Enderby man found unconsicous on side of highway

A 59-year-old Enderby man was found seriously injured on the side of Highway 97B near Grandview Bench Road in Grindrod Friday night...

UPDATED 11 A.M. TUESDAY, NOV. 13: The injured man remains in Kelowna General Hospital’s intensive care unit in serious but stable condition…

An Enderby man was taken to hospital with serious injuries Friday after apparently being struck by a vehicle near Grindrod.

Police were alerted to the presence of a 59-year-old Enderby man lying on the shoulder of Highway 97A, near Grandview Bench Road, at 8:20 p.m.

“The man was located unconscious by a passing motorist,” said RCMP spokesperson Gord Molendyk.

The injured man was originally taken to Vernon Jubilee Hospital with serious injuries to his head and torso, and was later transferred to Kelowna General Hospital.

“We suspect the man may have been struck by a passing vehicle as he walked adjacent to the highway,” said Molendyk.

The incident remains under investigation.

Police are asking anyone who was traveling in the vicinity of Grindrod on Friday night and who may have information about this collision to contact the Enderby RCMP detachment at 250-838-6818.