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Ontario man hospitalized after rolling car on Highway 6 in Coldstream

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November 16, 2018 - 3:26 PM

COLDSTREAM - An Ontario man is recovering in hospital after rolling his car on Highway 6 in Coldstream this morning.

RCMP say officers were called to the rollover just after 11 a.m. today, Nov. 15, in the 9000 block of Highway 6.

Witnesses report the driver of a grey Pontiac Sunfire was allegedly speeding, and weaving in and out of oncoming traffic when he lost control. The vehicle flipped numerous times before coming to rest on its roof.

The driver was extracted from the vehicle by members of the Coldstream Fire Department and he was taken to hospital by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries, according to an RCMP media release.

"The driver of this vehicle, and other motorists on the road at the time, are very fortunate no one was seriously injured during this incident," Vernon RCMP spokesperson Const. Kelly Brett says in the release. "Reckless driving such as this, with little to no regard to other pedestrians or motorists is what causes fatalities on our roadways."

The driver, a 50-year-old man from Windsor, Ontario, is known to police and is facing charges of driving without due care and attention, speed relative to conditions and having no driver’s license.


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