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RCMP vehicle. (File photo/Lachan Labre)

Crash involving boat slows traffic on Highway 97C in Peachland

The crash involved a pick-up truck towing a boat and another vehicle

 

The intersection of Prairie Valley Road, Solly Road, and Highway 97 in Summerland has seen 139 crashes over the past five years according to an ICBC report. (Photo/Google Maps)

Summerland council seeking speed limit change on Highway 97

‘It’s not a very large area that we’re asking people to slow down in’

 

A serious crash has closed Highway 97 in Summerland. (Photo/Monique Tamminga)

Crash involving scooter sends 3 to hospital closes Highway 97 in Summerland

Truck and moped scooter were involved in the crash

 

Highway 97A north of Vernon is closed due to an incident that occurred shortly after 12 p.m. Detours are in effect. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

UPDATE: RCMP investigating fatal crash north of Vernon

69-year-old Enderby man and driver of pickup died after crashing into dump truck

Highway 97A north of Vernon is closed due to an incident that occurred shortly after 12 p.m. Detours are in effect. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
Single-lane alternating traffic is in effect near Monte Lake due to a vehicle incident Monday, June 6. (DriveBC map)

Crash west of Falkland on Highway 97

Single-lane alternating traffic

Single-lane alternating traffic is in effect near Monte Lake due to a vehicle incident Monday, June 6. (DriveBC map)
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EDITORIAL: Leave the phone alone

Texting while driving could result in a fatality

  • Mar 10, 2022
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The driver of a minivan that struck another vehicle on the Malahat in 2018, killing a man, gets one year driving prohibition and a $1,000 fine. (File photo)

B.C. woman forgives tearful driver fined $1,000 in crash that killed her husband

Judge cites mitigating circumstances in 2018 crash, also issuing 1-year driving prohibition

The driver of a minivan that struck another vehicle on the Malahat in 2018, killing a man, gets one year driving prohibition and a $1,000 fine. (File photo)
A logging truck dumped its load of logs onto two RCMP cruisers near Mesachie Lake Tuesday morning, sending three police officers to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. (RCMP photo)

3 B.C. RCMP officers sent to hospital after logs topple onto cruisers

Injuries non-life threatening in Vancouver Island incident near Cowichan Lake

A logging truck dumped its load of logs onto two RCMP cruisers near Mesachie Lake Tuesday morning, sending three police officers to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. (RCMP photo)
Northbound traffic into Vernon on 32nd Street at 21st Avenue – the Vernon Jubilee Hospital intersection – has been snarled and reduced to one-lane following a traffic collision. (Caitlin Clow - Morning Star)

Northbound traffic into Vernon on Hospital Hill snarled due to crash

Traffic is one-lane northbound; southbound traffic not affected

Northbound traffic into Vernon on 32nd Street at 21st Avenue – the Vernon Jubilee Hospital intersection – has been snarled and reduced to one-lane following a traffic collision. (Caitlin Clow - Morning Star)
One person was sent by air ambulance to hospital following a two-vehicle collision on Highway 97 north of Vernon Saturday afternoon, July 17. (Contributed)

One person taken by air ambulance to hospital after crash north of Vernon

Incident between two vehicles happed north of the weigh scales Saturday, July 17

One person was sent by air ambulance to hospital following a two-vehicle collision on Highway 97 north of Vernon Saturday afternoon, July 17. (Contributed)
Traffic currently single-lane alternating on Highway 1 at Canoe Beach Road NE near Salmon Arm Sunday, July 17, following a vehicle incident. (Google Maps)

Vehicle incident alters traffic pattern on Highway 1 near Salmon Arm

Traffic is single-lane alternating at Canoe Beach Road NE

Traffic currently single-lane alternating on Highway 1 at Canoe Beach Road NE near Salmon Arm Sunday, July 17, following a vehicle incident. (Google Maps)
A two-vehicle crash is causing some minor delays on Highway 97 in Vernon Monday around 1:30 p.m. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Crash causing some traffic delays on Highway 97 in Vernon

Emergency crews on scene at minor incident near KFC

A two-vehicle crash is causing some minor delays on Highway 97 in Vernon Monday around 1:30 p.m. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Vernon North Okanagan RCMP is seeking public tips regarding a break-in that left multiple people injured in Vernon Saturday, March 6, 2021. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Crash closes Highway 97 near Falkland

Jack-knifed vehicle near Salmon River Road

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP is seeking public tips regarding a break-in that left multiple people injured in Vernon Saturday, March 6, 2021. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
RCMP cruiser. (File photo)

Salmon Arm woman dies in Enderby motorcycle crash

Fatal incident involving a farm vehicle closed Highway 97A for several hours

RCMP cruiser. (File photo)
A motorycle crash has been reported on Westside Road. (Google Maps)

UPDATE: Westside Road reopened following motorcycle crash near Vernon

AIM Roads advises drivers to expect delays due to congestion

A motorycle crash has been reported on Westside Road. (Google Maps)
A truck rolled several times off Highway 6 in Coldstream Thursday night, sending two to hospital. (RCMP photo)

Coldstream rollover sends 2 to hospital

Highway 6 closed temporarily while emergency crews extricated occupants

A truck rolled several times off Highway 6 in Coldstream Thursday night, sending two to hospital. (RCMP photo)
Vernon Fire Rescue Service crews remain on-scene of a suspected hit-and-run collision at 48th Avenue and Pleasant Valley Road. The incident happened around 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 31. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Vernon RCMP summoned to suspected hit-and-run collision

One vehicle allegedly rear-ended another at 48th Avenue and Pleasant Valley Road then left the scene

Vernon Fire Rescue Service crews remain on-scene of a suspected hit-and-run collision at 48th Avenue and Pleasant Valley Road. The incident happened around 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 31. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
The driver of a garbage truck that rolled over into the ditch at the entrance to the North Okanagan Diversion and Disposal Facility south of Vernon just before 2 p.m. Monday, June 22, was not injured. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Garbage truck rolls onto side at Vernon landfill

Nobody injured in rollover that happened at entrance to facility just before 2 p.m. Monday, June 22

The driver of a garbage truck that rolled over into the ditch at the entrance to the North Okanagan Diversion and Disposal Facility south of Vernon just before 2 p.m. Monday, June 22, was not injured. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
A two-vehicle collision has blocked Salmon River Road near the 4200 block Saturday, June 6, 2020. (Caitlin Clow - Morning Star)

Spallumcheen road blocked following truck collision

Both sides of Salmon River Road have been closed

A two-vehicle collision has blocked Salmon River Road near the 4200 block Saturday, June 6, 2020. (Caitlin Clow - Morning Star)
A collision near the Village Green Mall in Vernon resulted in a rollover but no apparent injuries Friday, May 29, 2020. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Collision in Vernon leaves van on its side

No apparent injuries were sustained as a result of the Friday morning crash

A collision near the Village Green Mall in Vernon resulted in a rollover but no apparent injuries Friday, May 29, 2020. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
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