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Three injured in crash

Update -- August 20

Cst. Kris Clark of the Kelowna RCMP has confirmed the truck's driver blew almost two times the legal limit and has a January court appearance for Impaired Driving.


Original story -- August 20

Three people have been taken to hospital after a two-vehicle crash in Rutland Tuesday evening.

The incident happened around 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of McCurdy Road and Rutland Road.

An RCMP officer at the scene says a four door Nissan sedan with three occupants was travelling eastbound on McCurdy, when it was struck by a large black Ford truck.

The truck was travelling westbound on McCurdy and was attempting a left hand turn onto Rutland Road, when it crashed into the Nissan’s driver side door.

The driver of the car was placed onto a stretcher and loaded into a waiting ambulance.

The driver of the truck was seen taking a breathalyzer test. He was then placed in the back of a police car and taken away.

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