RCMP have confirmed that two students from Ranchero were hit by a vehicle on their way home after school today (May 20).
Students were transported to the Shuswap Lake General Hospital in Salmon Arm by ambulance with their parent. The extent of any injuries is unknown at this time. Many staff from Ranchero were on-scene immediately after the accident.
School District No. 83 is currently working with RCMP to determine if anyone might have vehicle dash cam footage between Highway 97B and Ranchero Drive including Hudson Road and in the Ranchero area for May 20 between 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. The RCMP are also looking for any video surveillance of the road from home cameras.
If you have any footage, please contact the RCMP at 250 832 6044 and provide the file # 2022-2845.
RCMP have confirmed that further information will be released in the near future.
Thank you to families for your support with this. All of our thoughts are with our students at this time.