Emergency crews in Kelowna, BC respond after vehicle rams into restaurant – Okanagan

It was a terrifying afternoon for people dining at a restaurant in Kelowna, British Columbia on Thursday afternoon when a car slammed into the building.

Just before 3 p.m., a red four-door sedan slammed into Montana’s BBQ and Bar at the corner of Banks Road and Highway 97.

The vehicle crashed on the lawn, through a small hedge, and slammed into the side of the restaurant.

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People seated nearby were narrowly avoided as the vehicle slammed into the wall.

Emergency crews rushed to the scene but told Global News there were only minor injuries.

Both the vehicle and the restaurant sustained heavy damage, along with a nearby sign that was also run over by the car.

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Crews were able to tow the vehicle out of the restaurant.

Global News has contacted the Kelowna RCMP for more information.

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