One of the vehicles involved in an afternoon collision at Highway 97 and Banks Road. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

One of the vehicles involved in an afternoon collision at Highway 97 and Banks Road. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Collision slows down traffic at Hwy 97, Banks Road

Southbound traffic is moving slowly

Traffic is slow at the intersection between Highway 97 and Banks Road due to a collision.

The incident occurred at around 4:00 p.m. and according to a Capital News reporter on the scene, seems to have involved two vehicles.

Southbound traffic on Highway 97 is moving but slow, with one lane blocked off.

Currently, police are directing drivers on Banks Road to go through the highway towards downtown Kelowna as Banks is closed off.

B.C. Emergency Health Services and the fire department attended the incident, as well as the RCMP. Fortunately, there were no injuries reported.

The officer at the scene said the silver car pictured ran a red light.

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Twila Amato
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