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VEHICLE CRASHES INTO BUILDING IN DOWNTOWN CORE

Posted on May 14, 2022

A 61 year-old Owen Sound man is facing charges after his vehicle crashed into a commercial retailer downtown Sunday afternoon. At approximately 3:10 p.m. emergency crews responded to the area of 10th Street and 2nd Avenue East after an SUV struck a storefront. The vehicle had been travelling south on 2nd Avenue East when the driver lost control and hit the store. The vehicle and the building sustained significant damage. The driver was treated on scene by EMS and declined further treatment. During the investigation the officers located and seized multiple, individual bags of what is believed to be cocaine. The male was charged with careless driving and possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. He will appear in court on September 9th, 2021.