Accident ties up traffic

Accident on Highway 97 ties up traffic in both directions.

  • Aug. 4, 2015 5:00 p.m.
Penticton firefighters clean up the area around a pickup truck involved in an accident on Highway 97 just south of the Penticton Regional Airport July 3.

Penticton firefighters clean up the area around a pickup truck involved in an accident on Highway 97 just south of the Penticton Regional Airport July 3.

Penticton firefighters clean up the area around a pickup truck involved in an accident on Highway 97 just south of the Penticton Regional Airport July 3. It’s believed at least two people were taken to hospital with undetermined injuries. Apparently one of the vehicles was attempting to make a left turn when it was struck from behind by the other. The accident backed up traffic in both directions for over an hour.