The pedestrian was struck along the sidewalk at Highway 33 and Gertsmar. (Photo - Michael Rodriguez)

Cyclist struck by vehicle at Highway 33 and Gerstmar in Kelowna

The cyclist has been taken to the Kelowna General Hospital

A cyclist has been struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Highway 33 and Gerstmar in Kelowna this afternoon.

According to platoon captain Tim Light, with the Kelowna Fire Department, an elderly woman was turning right on Gertsmar when she clipped a male cyclist riding down the sidewalk around 1:20 p.m.

The man was conscious at the scene and taken to Kelowna General Hospital.

One lane has been closed prohibiting drivers from turning right from Highway 33 to Gerstmar.

Kelowna RCMP has just arrived on the scene.

More to come.

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