Two people are dead and another is in hospital after a serious crash in Kelowna early on Monday morning.
RCMP were alerted to the crash at Highway 33 and Bryden Road at approximately 5 a.m.
A female and a male who were passengers in the Pontiac Montana van were pronounced dead at the scene. The 45-year-old driver was taken to hospital and is in stable condition.
Tammy Kasper heard the impact and said, “It sounded like an explosion.”
Police said the road would be closed for “several hours” as Kelowna RCMP Traffic Services and a traffic analyst investigate the crash but have since reopened the highway.
“This investigation is still in its early stages as members continue to determine how this collision occurred,” said Cst. Lesley Smith with Kelowna RCMP.
Police are asking anyone who witnessed the crash to contact Kelowna RCMP.
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