A two-vehicle collision closed Government Street heading south at the Eckhardt intersection on Wednesday. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

A two-vehicle collision closed Government Street heading south at the Eckhardt intersection on Wednesday. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Crash closes southbound traffic on Government Street

The collision occurred around 2:40 p.m.

A two-vehicle collision on Government Street and Eckhardt closed traffic along Government heading south on Wednesday afternoon.

Penticton Fire Department, RCMP, and BC Ambulance Service responded to the scene at 2:40.

“It looks like the blue Subaru came around the corner, going east on Eckhardt, didn’t make the corner, and slid into the truck that was making the turn onto Eckhardt,” said captain Steve Garrett.

There were no major injuries to the drivers, and traffic is currently backed up along Eckhardt.

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