Photograph By DAVE EAGLES/KTW FILE

Van crashes into Kamloops home

Police say the driver went into medical distress before the crash

  • Apr. 6, 2020 1:44 p.m.

The driver of a minivan that struck a North Shore house, about 12 p.m. Monday, was in medical distress when the crash took place, according to police.

Emergency crews were called to a house near the corner of 12th Street and Lethbridge Avenue at about noon for a report of a vehicle colliding with a house.

Kamloops RCMP Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said the van left the road, went through a fence and struck a home. She said the man behind the wheel of the vehicle had a medical emergency that caused the collision.

Paramedics took the driver to hospital as a precaution, but his passenger did not sustain any injuries

Two people were inside the house at the time of the collision, Shelkie said. Neither were injured.

READ MORE: Kelowna man arrested for driving alleged stolen vehicle

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

car crash

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Revelstoke, North Okanagan RCMP team up to nab Alberta man, stolen BMW

Helicopter, dogs used in North Okanagan highway arrest

Salmon Arm West bridge construction expected to begin in fall 2020

Budget for Highway 1 project up $20 million over intial 2016 estimate

No active confirmed COVID-19 cases in Interior Health: BCCDC

Numbers from the BCCDC’s dashboard show 193 of the 195 COVID-19 cases in the region have recovered

Refugee family assists former hosts in effort to stop rising water of Shuswap Lake

Alahmad family spend morning filling sandbags to help protect residences

Morning Start: Before Rosa Parks, there was Claudette Colvin

Your morning start for Thursday, June 4, 2020

22 new COVID-19 test-positives, one death following days of low case counts in B.C.

Health officials urged British Columbians to ‘stand together while staying apart’

‘We either make a difference or we don’t’: Revelstoke teen leads protest in support of BLM

Revelstoke joined cities across the world protesting against racism and police brutality

Cyclist ‘seriously injured’ after collision with dump truck in Kelowna

The woman sustained injuries to one of her legs, according to RCMP

Seniors to receive up to $500 in promised COVID-19 emergency aid in early July

The Liberal government first promised the extra help in mid-May, but had to create a new system to deliver the aid

Kamloops holds Black Lives Matter rally despite cancellation of protest

Organizers announced cancellation of the event after receiving criticism on social media

Undisclosed video evidence comes to light in West Kelowna murder trial

‘They’ve disclosed hundreds of pieces of evidence. Why would this have gotten missed?’ - defence lawyer

Vernon Walmart staffer finds $7K lost by Enderby business owner

Entrepreneur elated after Walmart worker, who lost his own business to COVID, returned lost deposit

Summerland council to continue online meetings

Virtual meetings remain to comply with COVID-19 restrictions

Most Read