Emergency services rescue injured cyclist at Myra Canyon

Woman rescued at Myra

UPDATED: 4:25 p.m.

The woman rescued from Myra Canyon Park on Sunday afternoon was injured while out cycling. 

The Kelowna Fire Department dispatch centre received a 911 call at about 1:00 p.m. reporting the cyclist had fallen from a mountain bike in the park at the end of Stewart Rd. E. 

An engine, command vehicle and Gator (ATV) were dispatched to the scene and the first arriving crew was able to access the patient on foot. 

The patient was transported from the scene on the Gator to a waiting ambulance. 

There is no word on her injuries or current condition.  

ORIGINAL: 2:30 p.m.

A woman was rescued from Myra Canyon on Sunday afternoon with possible injuries. 

Firefighters first made contact with the woman at about 1:40 p.m. and an ambulance arrived shortly after. 

A gator and spine board or clamshell were also requested by emergency services at the scene, and the patient was transported to the parking lot on the gator at about 2:25 p.m. 

The cause and exact location of the accident are unknown, but Castanet has reached out to Central Okanagan Search and Rescue and the Kelowna Fire Department for further details. 

Castanet will update this story when more information becomes available. 

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