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Screenshot of Crystal Waters Rd and Highway 97 from the video presentation made by the Highway 97 Safe Traffic Flow Working Group to Lake Country council on Nov. 16, 2022. (Screenshot/Highway 97 Safe Traffic Flow Working Group)

10 years later, Lake Country residents still concerned with Crystal Waters Road safety

Mayor Ireland says plans are in place, need to secure funds

  • Nov 18, 2022

 

A driver from Kamloops collided with several parked cars at the Skaha Ford dealership after losing control of his vehicle while driving north on the Channel Parkway. (Google Street View)

Suspected drunk driver takes out vehicles, smashes into Penticton car dealership

The 42-year-old driver from Kamloops didn’t have a license or insurance

 

(Stock Photo)

Speed likely a factor in fatal motorcycle crash in West Kelowna

Declared dead on scene after hitting tree

 

A two-vehicle crash on Highway 33 in Kelowna Saturday, Aug. 20. (Jordy Cunningham- Capital News)

RCMP respond to 2-vehicle collision on Highway 33 in Kelowna

Vehicles were travelling westbound, limiting traffic to just one lane

A two-vehicle crash on Highway 33 in Kelowna Saturday, Aug. 20. (Jordy Cunningham- Capital News)
On Aug. 6, 2022, BC Highway Patrol Chilliwack responded to a two-vehicle collision near Othello Road on the Coquihalla Highway involving a transport truck and a $600,000 McLaren sports car. (RCMP handout photo)

$600K McLaren damaged after truck driver fails to check mirrors on B.C. highway: police

A truck driver’s failure to check blind spots results in $100, 000 in damages to a McLaren sports car

On Aug. 6, 2022, BC Highway Patrol Chilliwack responded to a two-vehicle collision near Othello Road on the Coquihalla Highway involving a transport truck and a $600,000 McLaren sports car. (RCMP handout photo)
Commercial vehicles carrying or towing large equipment are striking overpasses around the province. Pictured is 152 Street overpass in South Surrey that was struck by a semi truck towing a trailer in December 2017, causing it to close for three months. (Peace Arch News file photo)

B.C. Truckers fight for transparency and access to information amid truck-bridge strikes

‘We need to have a presumption of disclosure’ says BC Truckers Association president

Commercial vehicles carrying or towing large equipment are striking overpasses around the province. Pictured is 152 Street overpass in South Surrey that was struck by a semi truck towing a trailer in December 2017, causing it to close for three months. (Peace Arch News file photo)
Police, firefighters, and paramedics were all on scene of a reported fatal crash involving a train, a semi, and an SUV on Thursday evening, April 21, 2022. (Shane MacKichan/Special to the News)

VIDEO: Lower Mainland train-truck crash kills one

Emergency crews expected on scene in Maple Ridge much of the night investigating fatal accident

Police, firefighters, and paramedics were all on scene of a reported fatal crash involving a train, a semi, and an SUV on Thursday evening, April 21, 2022. (Shane MacKichan/Special to the News)
Clayton Faulconer is an arm-wrestling pro who was born and raised in Fernie. (Joshua Fischlin/The Free Press)

‘Gift from God’: Fernie-born arm-wrestling pro makes comeback after life-altering injury

Clayton Faulconer suffered a traumatic brain injury after a car accident in Vancouver

Clayton Faulconer is an arm-wrestling pro who was born and raised in Fernie. (Joshua Fischlin/The Free Press)
Police arrest a man on Ryan Road in Courtenay on Thursday morning. He is suspected to be involved in a series of road rage incidents, as well as an egging of a Campbell River store. Bev Dempsey-Orr photo

Suspect in store-egging and minivan axe-hacking arrested outside B.C. gas station

Police are saying recent Comox Valley axe attacks on cars may be connected to Campbell River egging

Police arrest a man on Ryan Road in Courtenay on Thursday morning. He is suspected to be involved in a series of road rage incidents, as well as an egging of a Campbell River store. Bev Dempsey-Orr photo
An alley in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C. (Google Maps)

Man sleeping in alley near parkade dies after being run over in Vancouver

The motorist who ran the 39-year-old over was attempting to enter the underground parking lot

An alley in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C. (Google Maps)
A head-on collision sent two drivers to hospital on Friday night. (Special to The News)

Witness sees head-on in Maple Ridge, stops to help victims

Two people taken to hospital in stable condition

A head-on collision sent two drivers to hospital on Friday night. (Special to The News)
A fence is downed along a high-traffic area of Bella Vista Road May 26, 2021. A Bella Vista resident has brought her concerns forward to City of Vernon councillors demanding action be taken to slow motorists after her home was struck three times by vehicles. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)

Vernon house hit three times by vehicles

‘It appears our house seems to be the ricochet point’: Bella Vista Road resident

A fence is downed along a high-traffic area of Bella Vista Road May 26, 2021. A Bella Vista resident has brought her concerns forward to City of Vernon councillors demanding action be taken to slow motorists after her home was struck three times by vehicles. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)
A vehicle went off Westside Road between Fintry and Killiney Beach Wednesday, April 7. (Christa Schadt photo)

Puppy suspected as cause of Westside crash

Car goes off road, road closed while crews clear scene

A vehicle went off Westside Road between Fintry and Killiney Beach Wednesday, April 7. (Christa Schadt photo)
The vehicle currently sitting in Skaha Lake. (Patricia Cunningham - Facebook)

Occupants wet and cold but alive after vehicle ends up in Skaha Lake

The incident occurred on Eastside Road near Heritage Hills

The vehicle currently sitting in Skaha Lake. (Patricia Cunningham - Facebook)
A collision involving a trailer on Highway 97 in Peachland is slowing traffic Oct. 20, 2020. (Drive BC)

Collison slows Highway 97 traffic in Peachland

Route is down to single-lane alternating traffic

A collision involving a trailer on Highway 97 in Peachland is slowing traffic Oct. 20, 2020. (Drive BC)
Penticton Fire Dept. extinguish abandoned utility trailer near homes
Penticton Fire Dept. extinguish abandoned utility trailer near homes
Daphne Toumbanakis had almost 10,000 km of cycling experience. (Contributed photo)

Cyclist killed in Maple Ridge was just beginning a cross-Canada ride

Daphné Toumbanakis, 24, was cycling across Canada when hit by a pick-up truck in Maple Ridge, Monday

  • Jul 24, 2020
Daphne Toumbanakis had almost 10,000 km of cycling experience. (Contributed photo)
Footage of a vehicle fire on Highway 97A north of Vernon was posted to Facebook Thursday evening, April 9. (Tom Jay photo)

WATCH: car goes up in flames north of Vernon

First-hand witness believes driver was involved in a hit and run prior to the incident

Footage of a vehicle fire on Highway 97A north of Vernon was posted to Facebook Thursday evening, April 9. (Tom Jay photo)
One of the crashes this morning near Revelstoke on April 3. (Submitted)

Emergency services respond to numerous incidents on Highway 1

Today there were multiple semi truck crashes on Highway 1 and a collision by the hospital

  • Apr 3, 2020
One of the crashes this morning near Revelstoke on April 3. (Submitted)
The wreckage of the incident at around 5 p.m. Feb. 22. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

UPDATE: Two killed in fiery collision on Highway 1 near Revelstoke

The Trans Canada Highway was closed for four hours

The wreckage of the incident at around 5 p.m. Feb. 22. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
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