Rear-end smash up on South McPhedran on Tuesday causes extensive damage

  • Nov. 8, 2011 5:00 a.m.

Campbell River RCMP responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision in the 600 block of South McPhedran Road at 8:30 p.m. on Tues., Nov. 1.

A 24-year-old Campbell River man was driving a 1990 Plymouth Sundance westbound when he drove into the rear of a parked 1999 Pontiac Grand Am, pushing it forward into a parked 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt.

There was extensive damage to the Plymouth and the Pontiac. The man had been drinking, and as a result, his licence was suspended for 12 hours and he was charged with driving without due care and attention, and for driving contrary to restrictions.

There were no injuries as a result of the collision.

Impaired driving with loaded gun

During a check stop on Cranberry Lane near the Inland Island Highway at about 7:20 p.m. on Saturday, officers discovered a man had been drinking and driving and had a loaded firearm in the vehicle. The 38-year-old Black Creek man was driving a 1994 GMC truck. Based on evidence collected, his drivers licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days. Additionally, his hunting licence was suspended. The driver was charged with having a loaded firearm in a vehicle and having open liquor in a vehicle.


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