RCMP Catch Hit and Run Suspect

A 45-year-old man who is well known to the Kelowna RCMP has been arrested after a hit and run incident.

On Thursday on Highway 97 at Dilworth Drive at around noon, a Mazda MPV minivan collided with a Honda Pilot SUV, with both vehicles sustaining significant damage.The driver of the Mazda then fled the scene.

The Honda was seen by a lone RCMP officer, who found a 38-year-old woman inside. She was taken to a nearby hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

RCMP flooded the area in search of the suspect vehicle, which was actually reported stolen on January 3rd. The vehicle and its driver were found, with the latter being taken into police custody.

The Mazda minivan was seized as part of the ongoing investigation.