Man jumps off Bennett bridge
A man jumped off the Bennett bridge Sunday afternoon, apparently for fun.
Just before 4 p.m. RCMP asked for Kelowna Fire Department to assist with their boat to search for a man who had reportedly jumped from the middle of the span.
RCMP could not immediately confirm whether he was alright, but said they were manning both sides of the bridge to see if he would swim to shore.
After he jumped he apparently swam to shore on the Westside and left with two friends.
Beachgoers near the bridge said they noticed the police activity but hadn't seen the man jump.
More details to come.
Comments on this story are pre-moderated. Before they appear, comments are reviewed by moderators to ensure they meet our submission guidelines. Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments are open and welcome for three days after the story is published. We reserve the right to close comments before then. Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of Castanet, but only of the comment writer.
Read more Kelowna News
- Construction hampers businessKelowna
- Accused says he didn't act aloneBC
- Bus service expansionWest Kelowna - 7:30 am
- Oxygen masks for petsKelowna
Kelowna Discussion Forum
Kelowna's Cultural District
Kelowna Road Closures
William R. Bennett Bridge
Tourism Kelowna Central Okanagan
District of Peachland
District of Lake Country
School District 23
Okanagan Regional Library