A paraglider was taken to hospital after she sustained serious injuries in an accident in Pemberton.
On Wednesday, August 25, at approximately 3:45 pm, Pemberton RCMP were notified by a witness of a possible crash of a plane north of Pemberton, off Linda Road.
Pemberton RCMP, Pemberton Fire, BC Ambulance, and Pemberton SAR all rushed to the location and found a Powered Glider had crashed into the forest.
Pemberton SAR were able to reach the pilot, and transported her to an awaiting ambulance. She has sustained serious but non life-threatening injuries.
BC Coastal Fire were also alerted to the incident but there was no fire detected.
Pemberton RCMP continues to liaise with Transport Canada to investigate the incident.