Accidents

The Cumberland Campground at Comox Lake. Google Maps photo

B.C. man hospitalized after 100-foot cliff jump goes wrong

Young man airlifted to hospital after leap at popular swimming hole clipped rocks

 

RCMP logo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

2 fatal ATV collisions within 10 days in northern B.C., police confirm

An ATV collision on July 9 resulted in the death of a young female

 

The intersection of Highway 97 and Prairie Valley Road and Solly Road has the most crashes of any intersection in the community. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland intersection had 139 crashes in five years

Highway 97 and Prairie Valley Road and Solly Road was worst site for collisions

The intersection of Highway 97 and Prairie Valley Road and Solly Road has the most crashes of any intersection in the community. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Tavin Hansom, 18, died after his motorcycle collided with a truck at Highway 97 and Old Vernon Road in Kelowna on June 23. (Tavin Hansom Memorial Ride/Facebook photo)

Memorial ride planned for young motorcyclist killed in Kelowna crash

Kickstands up at 12:15 p.m. Sunday to ride to Winfield Memorial Hall

  • Jul 5, 2022
Tavin Hansom, 18, died after his motorcycle collided with a truck at Highway 97 and Old Vernon Road in Kelowna on June 23. (Tavin Hansom Memorial Ride/Facebook photo)
During a May 18 traffic stop, Salmon Arm RCMP arrested a 25-year-old woman in connection to an abduction file out of Alberta. (File photo)

‘Serious collision’ on Hwy. 3 near Sparwood leaves three dead

The incident is under investigation from the Elk Valley RCMP and the BC Coroners Service

During a May 18 traffic stop, Salmon Arm RCMP arrested a 25-year-old woman in connection to an abduction file out of Alberta. (File photo)
Kitten survives car crash on Coquihalla Highway May 6, 2022 (Contributed)

Catnap leads to crash on Coquihalla

Kitten suffered bruising in the crash

  • May 10, 2022
Kitten survives car crash on Coquihalla Highway May 6, 2022 (Contributed)
Happy days are here again for mom Selina and daughter Sophia Taylor after Sophia’s quick recovery from a horrible ordeal. (Photo by Don Bodger)

‘Chasing deer and making friends: B.C. girl running around again after scary fall’

3-year-old Sophia back to being a kid again after 20-foot park fall on to concrete

Happy days are here again for mom Selina and daughter Sophia Taylor after Sophia’s quick recovery from a horrible ordeal. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Backcountry terrain. (File photo)

American man dies in fatal skiing incident near Revelstoke

The incident occured at Mount Ernest southeast of Revelstoke on Jan. 28

Backcountry terrain. (File photo)
Highway between Elliot and Glenrosa Road backed up. (Carol Ryan)

Snow causes havoc on Highway 97 in West Kelowna

Semis and trucks involved in crashes on Highway 97 in West Kelowna

Highway between Elliot and Glenrosa Road backed up. (Carol Ryan)
Police cars are seen parked outside Vancouver Police Department headquarters in Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Man crushed by his own vehicle in Vancouver McDonald’s drive-thru

The VPD’s Collision Investigation Unit and BC Coroner Services are now investigating

Police cars are seen parked outside Vancouver Police Department headquarters in Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Janel and Tanner Currie pose with their daughter. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge man lucky to be alive after snowmobile accident near Enderby

Tanner Currie had to have part of his leg amputated after 20-foot fall in the backcountry

Janel and Tanner Currie pose with their daughter. (Special to The News)
Highway 97A 6 km north of Enderby is closed in both directions Tuesday morning, Feb. 2, due to a vehicle incident. (RCMP photo)

One taken to hospital in Hwy 97A crash north of Enderby

Lumber truck spills load; road to be closed until evening, says RCMP

Highway 97A 6 km north of Enderby is closed in both directions Tuesday morning, Feb. 2, due to a vehicle incident. (RCMP photo)
Eighteen-year-old Aidan Webber died in a marine accident in 2019. He was a Canadian Junior BMX champion from Nanaimo. (Submitted)

Inadequate safety training a factor in teen BMX star’s workplace death in 2019

Aidan Webber was crushed by a barge at a fish farm near Port Hardy

Eighteen-year-old Aidan Webber died in a marine accident in 2019. He was a Canadian Junior BMX champion from Nanaimo. (Submitted)
A fundraising campaign has been created by friends and family of Samuel White, an Okanagan man who was seriously injured in a snowmobile accident near Enderby Dec. 29, 2020. (GoFundMe photo)

Funds sought for Okanagan man seriously injured in snowmobile accident

Samuel White may never regain the ability to walk after incident at Hunters Range near Enderby

A fundraising campaign has been created by friends and family of Samuel White, an Okanagan man who was seriously injured in a snowmobile accident near Enderby Dec. 29, 2020. (GoFundMe photo)
A recent collision between a logging truck and a Ford F350 on a forest service road near Invermere is shining a light on the importance of backroad safety and communication in B.C. Luckily, no one was injured in this particular incident. (File Photo)

Collision between Ford F-350, logging truck sheds light on backroad safety

Contractors, search and rescue calling for use of radios on forest service roads

A recent collision between a logging truck and a Ford F350 on a forest service road near Invermere is shining a light on the importance of backroad safety and communication in B.C. Luckily, no one was injured in this particular incident. (File Photo)
Six Mile Beach outside Nelson is known for its perfect sand, clear water and unique sand spit. But the drowning death of a man in July has residents asking if the dangerous spot has become too popular. Photo: David Grantham/Kootenay Drone Services

Dangerous oasis: The fatal history of a popular Kootenay Lake beach

Six Mile Beach near Nelson is known for its unique sand spit. But locals have feared it for decades

Six Mile Beach outside Nelson is known for its perfect sand, clear water and unique sand spit. But the drowning death of a man in July has residents asking if the dangerous spot has become too popular. Photo: David Grantham/Kootenay Drone Services
Allcare Chiropractic and Laser on 34th Avenue in downtown Vernon suffered damage Monday morning, July 27, after a vehicle crashed into the building. (Cameron Grant photo)

Vehicle crashes into Okanagan chiropractic office

Damage done to window and bricks, along with an outside planter at Vernon facility

Allcare Chiropractic and Laser on 34th Avenue in downtown Vernon suffered damage Monday morning, July 27, after a vehicle crashed into the building. (Cameron Grant photo)
Three children are dead following a incident involving a tractor. Image: Canadian Press

Canada Day tractor incident kills three children, injures seven in Quebec

The tractor driver has been arrested following the accident

Three children are dead following a incident involving a tractor. Image: Canadian Press
Southbound traffic on Highway 97 near the Vernon Army Camp is single-lane only after a semi went into the ditch Tuesday, June 9, just before 10:15 a.m. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Semi lands in ditch past Vernon’s Hospital Hill

WATCH: Traffic is single-lane only southbound as crews deal with scene

Southbound traffic on Highway 97 near the Vernon Army Camp is single-lane only after a semi went into the ditch Tuesday, June 9, just before 10:15 a.m. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)