Women injured by flying plywood in Lake Country

Pair of women out walking dogs hit by plywood flying out of back of pickup truck. Lake Country RCMP hope to speak to truck's driver

Investigators are looking to speak with the driver after two Lake Country pedestrians sustained injuries when a large piece of plywood came out of the back of a pick up truck, striking both, and causing several injuries.

The incident happened at about 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 14.

Lake Country RCMP responded to a report of two people injured by a large piece of plywood. The duo were walking their dogs in the 3500 block of Woodsdale Road in Lake Country when a newer black Ford pickup truck drove past them and a large piece of plywood dislodged from the truck striking the pair.

A 31-year-old Lake Country woman suffered minor injuries while a 23-year-old Kelowna woman suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries. Both were taken to hospital for treatment.

No description of the driver is available. The plywood was described as having leather and hinges attached to it.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Lake Country RCMP, Const. Bellia, at 250-766-2288.

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