Motorcycle crash on Highway 97 near airport believed to be fatal – Kelowna News

Serious crash on Hwy 97

UPDATE 4:55 PM

At the site of a suspected fatal accident on Highway 97 north of the airport, there is still one lane of traffic in both directions.

Emergency services are now placing privacy barricades at the accident site at the intersection of Old Vernon Road.

The Kelowna RCMP says they will be releasing a release soon.


ORIGINAL 4:15 PM

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious accident on Highway 97, just north of the Kelowna airport.

Multiple callers to the Castanet editorial office said they saw a downed blue sports motorcycle and what appeared to be a body covered in tarpaulin.

While traffic is still moving in one lane, more emergency vehicles are just arriving and a closure is possible.

Northbound traffic is picking up significantly.

Castanet has a reporter on the way and will update.

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