Serious accident closes Highway 97

Serious accident closes Highway 97

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Oliver firefighters work on extricating the occupants of two-vehicles after a collision on Highway 97 south of Oliver this morning. (Photo by Lyonel Doherty)
Highway 97 is closed this morning due to a two-vehicle collision south of Oliver near Road 22. (Photo by Lyonel Doherty)

Oliver firefighters, RCMP and at least two ambulances were called to the scene of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 97 at Deadman’s Lake this morning.

Dispatchers initially reported that three people, including an infant, were unresponsive and that extrication was required.
It was later reported that air ambulance was making its way to South Okanagan General Hospital for transport to Kelowna.
RCMP reported that Highway 97 would be closed for some time. No further details are known.
A two-vehicle collision south of Oliver this morning required extrication and at least two ambulances. It was reported that at least three people were injured. No further details are available. (Photo by Lyonel Doherty)

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