Motorists escape serious injury in separate crashes - InfoNews.ca

Current Conditions

Cloudy
3.2°C

Motorists escape serious injury in separate crashes

Image Credit: FILE PHOTO
October 10, 2017 - 12:08 PM

PENTICTON - No one was seriously hurt in a pair of single vehicle crashes in Penticton last week.

In the first incident, a suspected drunk driver rolled a Subaru Impreza when he hit gravel and lost control while attempting to pass a truck on Naramata Road around 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, according to RCMP spokesperson Don Wrigglesworth. The Subaru ended up in the ditch.

Wrigglesworth says the four passangers and the 25-year-old driver from Quebec escaped serious injuries. The driver failed a roadside sobriety test and was issued a 90-day immediate roadside prohibition while the vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

On Friday, Oct. 6 at approximately 7 p.m., Wrigglesworth says a Christina Lake resident was driving a Chevy Cavalier on Green Lake Road when she lost control of the vehicle while looking at the stereo.

The vehicle went off the road, coming to rest against a tree on an embankment above Green Lake. No one was hurt.


To contact a reporter for this story, email Steve Arstad or call 250-488-3065 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2017
InfoTel News Ltd

  • Popular kelowna News
  • Comments
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile