Vernon and North Okanagan
Charges possible in weekend accident
Nov 4, 2013 / 2:52 pm
A Vernon man is facing possible charges after a Saturday afternoon accident on Hwy. 97 between Vernon and Kelowna.
On Nov 2 at about 3:20 p.m. police were called to a two vehicle crash just south of Bailey Rd. and Hwy. 97.
An older Toyota Celica was heading north bound when it began to hydroplane and started going sideways in the south bound lane, it was then struck by an oncoming Toyota Tacoma.
The truck hit the car just behind the rear wheels, the impact sheared the back-end off the car.
Everyone in the two vehicles were wearing seatbelts and nobody was seriously injured.
The 58-year-old male driver of the Celica is facing the possible charges.
There were three people in the truck, a husband and wife in their late 30s and their two-year-old.
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