The 15-year-old woman dies after being hit by a Harley-Davidson concerned in a collision with Kelowna
(UPDATE: July 20th at 9:15 am): A 15-year-old girl has died after being hit by a motorcycle that was involved in the accident on Monday night, police said.
The teenage girl was on the northwest corner of Harvey Avenue and Dilworth Drive when she was hit by a Harley-Davidson vehicle that was hit by a Toyota car.
The police said that another pedestrian – a 13-year-old girl – was also hit by the motorcycle and taken to hospital for treatment with the 15-year-old, but has since been released.
It happened around 9:15 p.m.
“Tragically, the 15-year-old pedestrian died a short time later from her injuries,” said Cpl. said Jocelyn Noseworthy.
“Our deepest condolences go to your family and friends.”
Police said the Toyota was making a left turn from Harvey to head north on Dilworth when it collided with the Harley-Davidson driving west along Harvey.
The motorcycle then hit the two pedestrians.
According to the police, the motorcyclist was taken to hospital with serious and life-threatening injuries.
No update on the state of the driver has been released.
Mounties is now looking for witnesses and video recordings of the incident.
“The driver of the car stayed on site and cooperates with the investigation,” said Cpl. Added worth a nose.
“We ask anyone who has observed the collision or has information to report and speak to us.”
The BC Coroners Service is conducting its own investigation into this death.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300.
(UPDATE: July 20th at 10:28 am): According to DriveBC, the area has now been cleared.
Harvey Avenue is now fully open.
(Original story: July 20 @ 5:14 am): Harvey Avenue remains closed between Dilworth Drive and Leckie Road after a serious accident late Monday evening.
Police said a motorcycle collided with a car near the Dilworth and Harvey intersection.
The motorcyclist was taken to hospital with serious and possibly life-threatening injuries, according to police.
Mounties investigates what caused the collision and says the area will be closed to traffic until the scene has been investigated.
Detours to the south are possible via Leckie Road, Enterprise Way and Cooper Road. Head north on Cooper Road, Springfield Road, and Leckie Road.
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