Vernon, Barriere men injured in crash near Monte Lake

By Pete McIntyre / KISS FM Vernon
October 16, 2017 - 2:25pm

VERNON, B.C. — A Vernon man was among two people injured in an early morning head-on crash on Highway 97 in the Monte Lake area.

RCMP say a Honda Civic driven by a 24 year old Vernon man crossed into the oncoming lane and hit a Ford Escape driven by a 58 year old Barriere man just after 6:30 this morning.

“Both male drivers and sole occupants, received serious injuries and were transported to hospital, with one driver having to be airlifted from the scene,” says RCMP Cpl. Dan Moskaluk.

The cause is under investigation.

The route was closed for several hours due to the crash.

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