Sooke man charged with impaired driving after head-on crash in Metchosin

Two drivers sustain minor injuries in collision on Sooke Road near Kangaroo Road Monday afternoon

A Sooke man in his 50s is facing charges of impaired driving after a head-on collision in Metchosin on Monday afternoon.

According to West Shore RCMP spokesperson Const. Alex Berube, the man was driving a Honda CRV westbound on Sooke Road near Kangaroo Road at approximately 4:30 p.m., when the vehicle struck an eastbound Ford Escape. Both drivers sustained only minor injuries from the crash, but were transported to hospital for observation as a precautionary measure before being discharged.

No information was available at press deadline in regards to court appearance dates for the alleged impaired driver.

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