Police issue statement about downtown car accident this morning
On April 5 at 11:54 a.m., Castlegar RCMP was dispatched to a single vehicle motor vehicle incident at occurred at the 1100 block of 3 Street. RCMP and Castlegar Fire Department attendance confirmed that an east bound vehicle traveling on 3 Street, prepared to park in front of a business and subsequently jumped the curb, crossed over the sidewalk and struck a building.
The building has significant damage and, fortunately, there was no one injured inside the building. A 68-year-old local Castlegar woman was taken by ambulance to the Castlegar Hospital for non life-threatening injuries. At this time, the incident appears to be medically related. Alcohol was not a contributing factor. The investigation is ongoing.
Should anyone have any information about this incident, please contact Const. Robert Gardner at 250-365-7721.