Serious crash in Rutland this morning

Kelowna RCMP continue to investigate a serious two vehicle crash on Leathead Road in Rutland Wednesday morning.

RCMP Constable Jesse O'Donaghey says it happened just before 7:30 when a white Ford pickup truck collided with a red Mitsubishi SUV.

He says the male driver of the SUV suffered serious, possibly life-threatening injuries and was rushed to hospital.

The pickup truck had been reported stolen to police, who were looking for the vehicle when the crash occurred.

The driver of the pickup truck fled the scene - and was arrested after a search with the canine unit.

He remains in police custody - and is facing multiple charges.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call Kelowna RCMP.