Two people in critical condition after ATV accident

The incident occurred Thursday in the 5000 block of Oyama Lake Road

Two people were sent to hospital after an ATV accident in Oyama.

On Thursday at 2:36 p.m., the Lake Country RCMP received a report of an ATV rollover crash in the 5000 block of Oyama Lake Road.

“The ATV was located eight feet down an embankment resting against a tree. It sustained heavy damage,” said Const. Jesse O’Donaghey.

The two occupants of the ATV, a 46-year-old Lake Country man and a 42-year-old Kelowna man, both sustained serious, potentially life-threatening injuries.They were both rushed to hospital in critical condition.

“An RCMP collision deconstructionist conducted a detailed analysis of the scene,” said O’Donaghey.

“The ATV has been seized by investigators for a full mechanical inspection.”

The accident continues to be under investigation.