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Car crashes into West Kelowna storefront

A shiny black car drove up on the sidewalk and into the front of Valley First Financial in West Kelowna Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.
September 11, 2014 - 11:35 AM

WEST KELOWNA - Valley First Financial in West Kelowna will need a few repairs to their storefront after a car jumped the sidewalk and crashed, breaking windows and buckling some of the surrounding framework.

The business is located at 3550 Carrington Road, unit 201, across the lot from Canadian Tire.

According to police, the driver was parking when she accidentally hit the accelerator pedal instead of the brake, sideswiped another vehicle before jumping the curb. The cause of the mistake was not disclosed however the driver was wearing high heels, which police do not recommend.

There were no injuries and no tickets issued.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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