ATV Crash causes critical injuries

By Pete McIntyre
March 11, 2016 - 10:57am

OYAMA, B.C. — RCMP are investigating an ATV crash in Oyama that caused serious injuries to two people.

An ATV rolled in the 5000 block of Oyama Lake Road Thursday afternoon, and ended up 8 feet down an embankment resting against a tree.

"The two occupants of the ATV, a 46-year-old Lake Country man and a 42-year-old Kelowna man, both sustained serious, potentially life threatening injuries. They were both rushed to hospital in critical condition," says Kelowna RCMP Jesse O'Donaghey.
 
An RCMP Collision Reconstructionist conducted a detailed analysis of the scene.

The ATV has been seized by investigators for a full mechanical inspection.

The factors that caused the crash are not yet known.

An ATV rolled in the 5000 block of Oyama Lake Road Thursday afternoon, and ended up 8 feet down an embankment resting against a tree.

"The two occupants of the ATV, a 46-year-old Lake Country man and a 42-year-old Kelowna man, both sustained serious, potentially life threatening injuries. They were both rushed to hospital in critical condition," says Kelowna RCMP Jesse O'Donaghey.
 
An RCMP collision reconstructionist conducted a detailed analysis of the scene.

The ATV has been seized by investigators for a full mechanical inspection.

The factors that caused the crash are not yet known.

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