Driver facing charges after high-speed crash in South Okanagan

Charges could be laid after a single vehicle crash on Naramata Road, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Naramata Fire Rescue Services

NARAMATA - No one was badly hurt but the driver is facing possible charges after a high speed crash in Naramata yesterday evening.

Naramata Fire Rescue says crews were called to the single vehicle crash on Naramata Road at approximately 6 p.m. yesterday, Oct. 4.

The driver lost control of the vehicle, which crossed to the other lane and struck a dirt bank at high speed, according to a media release.

Fire chief Tony Trovao says the crash caused extensive damage to the vehicle, although everyone inside the car was OK.

The driver is facing possible charges of impaired driving, speeding in a construction zone and not having car insurance, Trovao says.

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