Cyclist Injured


RCMP were called to 27th Street and 39th Avenue around 1:40 Wednesday morning for cyclist hit by a vehicle. The vehicle, which was described by the cyclist as a semi-truck, had continued northbound on 27th Street after the collision and may not have been aware part of the vehicle had made contact with the cyclist. At the time of the incident, the cyclist was wearing dark, non-reflective clothing and riding a dark colored bicycle.

"Police conducted patrols for the semi-truck and alerted police officers in the areas north of Vernon," said Corporal Tania Finn, Media Relations Officer for the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP.  "Unfortunately, the vehicle was not located."

A 38 year old woman was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries and police continue to investigate the incident.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Constable Cocks at the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP non-emergency line of 250-545-7171. Or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or leaving a tip on the Crimestoppers website. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. If you provide information that leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.