Motorists Experience Tire Blowouts on Highway 97 Near Okanagan College

Multiple motorists on Highway 97 near Okanagan College faced a frustrating situation as they suddenly experienced blown tires after hitting enormous potholes. The incident occurred on Tuesday night.

One of the affected drivers, Libby Schran, was heading southbound towards Kelowna at around 5 p.m. when she fell victim to one of these potholes. Her tire burst, forcing her to pull over. She noticed that there were already five cars ahead of her with their hazard lights on, who had also fallen prey to the same issue.

This unexpected incident highlights the need for better maintenance and repair of the roads in the Okanagan area. The presence of these dangerous potholes poses a risk to drivers and their vehicles, resulting in inconvenience and potential safety hazards.

Local authorities and transportation departments should prioritize the repair of such road hazards to ensure a smooth and safe driving experience for everyone. It is essential to address such issues promptly to prevent similar incidents from happening in the future.

Drivers are advised to be cautious while driving along this stretch of Highway 97 near Okanagan College until appropriate repair work is carried out. Stay safe on the roads!

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