News

Erratic driving and alleged boozing lands Kelowna woman in trouble

A Kelowna woman, 41,  is facing potential impaired driving charges after an alleged wild ride around the city, that left a series of parked cars dented and her own truck deep in a ditch.

Mounties received a report of a vehicle squealing around a corner on its rim, and landing in the ditch on Valley Road at Kane Road,  July 15 at 2:30 a.m.

"Upon attendance the police found a red Dodge Durango on its side with a single, unharmed occupant," said Const. Kris Clark.

"The driver was identified to be the owner, a 41 year old woman from Kelowna," said Const. Kris Clark. "The woman exhibited symptoms of alcohol impairment, failing a roadside test, and was brought back to the Kelowna Detachment where she provided breath samples over the legal limit."

Further reports indicated that a vehicle of the same description had hit at least three parked vehicles along Bernard Avenue. The investigation is ongoing to determine if further charges may be recommended.

The woman currently faces potential charges of impaired driving and was released on a Promise to Appear for Court in October.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Ferries to be converted to use LNG
 
Kelowna Rockets hockey team lauded for its economic impact
 
OCP meeting absence the last straw
Vernon makes push for governance review
 
Fire closes West Coast Road
 
Xeni Gwet’in makes history
Snowboarder admits guilt, agrees to pay for damaged church sign
 
No injuries as truck crashes at McDonald’s in Summerland
 
Summerland man dies after being hit by transport truck

Community Events, September 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 17 edition online now. Browse the archives.