Drivers lead foot a prosthetic

The driver of a large truck that crashed into an Armstrong business last week may have had a medical problem – he’s still getting use to his new leg.

Gord Molendyk of the Vernon/North Okanagan RCMP says the man recently received a prosthetic leg due to medical complications, and that may have factored into the crash.

“Well I guess maybe he isn’t fully functional with it, we don’t know for sure,” says Molendyk.

“We’re going to make recommendations that he goes and has a driving exam.”

There were four people inside The Source in Armstrong, but miraculously no one was injured.

Shortly after the incident, the store’s owner said they had insurance and plan to rebuild the shop.



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