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SINGLE VEHICLE MVC, TRUCK TOTALLED, UTILITY POLE AND HOUSE DAMAGED

Posted on January 31, 2023

 

On October 2, 2022 at approximately 8:10 am the Owen Sound Police were alerted to a single motor vehicle collision in the area of 2500 block 3rd Avenue West Owen Sound.

Owen Sound Police along with EMS and Fire attended the crash location.  It was determined that a 2010 Ford F150 being operated by a 56-year-old Owen Sound male was driving north bound when he suddenly crossed the oncoming lane clipping a hydro pole which ripped off the front left wheel.  The vehicle then continued across 2 properties, approximately 86 meters before striking a house and coming to rest.  The hydro pole along with some attached equipment was damaged, the house sustained minor damage while the vehicle was a write off.  The driver was not injured.

Owen Sound Police commenced an impaired investigation, upon completion of the investigation the driver was charged with careless driving and having open liquor in a vehicle.