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Tailgating driver causes accident

A driver was ticketed for tailgating after his white SUV crashed into the back of a small car on Leathead Road shortly after 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Image Credit: Global Okanagan (with permission)
February 05, 2014 - 2:04 PM

KELOWNA – A driver was ticketed for tailgating after his white SUV crashed into the back of a small car on Leathead Road shortly after 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say the impact of the accident sent the car half a block into a residential laneway.

The driver of the SUV tells police he was distracted by a vehicle that was pulling onto Leathead from Asher Road.

He was ticketed for following too closely.

The cars driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at aproskiw@infotelnews.ca, call (250) 718-0428 or tweet @AdamProskiw.

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