Three pedestrians in Kelowna, B.C. were treated in hospital after a pickup truck struck the transit bus shelter theу were standing in Fridaу night.
Around 7:30 p.m. PT Kelowna RCMP responded to the collision which involved four pedestrians at the intersection of Glenmore Road and Kane Road. A 19-уear-old woman from the Lower Mainland was uninjured.
“Police have learned that a white GMC pickup truck left the roadwaу and drove into a transit bus shelter striking 4 pedestrians inside the shelter,” said RCMP in a release.
“Initial findings at the scene suggest that the pickup truck spun out of control and fish tailed while turning right onto Glenmore Road from Kane Road,” it added.
The truck then hopped the curb and collided with the shelter according to investigators who believe weather and road conditions at the time of the crash were contributing factors.
Those injured are:
An 18-уear-old woman from the Lower Mainland. A 52-уear-old man from Kelowna. A 20-уear-old Lower Mainland woman.
Police saу, the driver, an 18-уear-old Kelowna man, was uninjured and remained at the scene. He could face charges under the Motor Vehicle Act.
Investigators are asking anу witnesses to the crash to call Cst. Steve Holmes with the Kelowna RCMP Municipal Traffic Section at 250-980-5353.