News

Motorcylcist recovering after thrown from bike in Okanagan Falls

A motorcyclist thrown from his bike on Sunday evening on Eastside Road is recovering at the Penticton Regional Hospital.

RCMP attended a single vehicle motorcycle collision at 5:35 p.m. near Sunny Bay Road in Okanagan Falls.

Sgt. Rick Dellebuur said a 1985 yamaha motorcycle operated by a 60-year-old Keremeos man overtook a vehicle and continued on a little further down the road where he lost control of the motorcycle, hit the ditch and the motorcycle flipped.

RCMP said the driver was thrown onto the roadway and sustained serious but not believed to be life-threatening injuries.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Penticton rolls out the red carpet for WestJet
 
Refugee living the Canadian dream
 
Community rallies support for Penticton teen
High demand for Oliver jail-jobs seminars
 
Bobbitt hearing back on hold
 
Eight break-ins reported in Penticton last weekend
Terrace, Thornhill amalgamation issue raised
 
Shootout suspects receive different sentences
 
Diverse group of panelists discuss potential pros and cons of LNG in Prince Rupert

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 24 edition online now. Browse the archives.