Sea Doo driver severely injured in Peachland

RCMP are investigating an incident on Okanagan Lake which sent a woman to hospital with serious injuries Friday night in Peachland.

On May 6, at 6:55 p.m., the West Kelowna RCMP responded to a report of a sea-doo incident on Okanagan Lake near Princeton Beach in Peachland.

A Quebec woman in her 20s was thrown from her Sea-Doo and discovered face down in the water after colliding with a break wall near the area of Blind Angler in Peachland.

The victim was wearing a life jacket when was rescued from the water by another boat. She suffered serious potentially life threatening injuries in the crash and was rushed to hospital in critical condition.

The investigation is ongoing. Police suspect that speed and alcohol may have been contributing factors to this crash.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident and have not yet spoken to police are asked to contact the West Kelowna RCMP, Cst. Kent Hall, at 250-768-2880.


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