Cab driver injured in accident

A Vernon man sustained several injuries after totalling the taxi he was driving Sunday evening in Lake Country.

A Vernon man sustained several injuries after totalling the taxi he was driving Sunday evening in Lake Country.

Kelowna RCMP were called to the rollover shortly before 6:30 p.m., which took place in the 7800 block of Highway 97, near Duck Lake.

“The taxi went off the road right into the ditch,” said Cpl. Joe Duncan, RCMP media relations. “Witness advised that the taxi was hydroplaning.”

The driver, a 35-year-old from Vernon, was taken to Kelowna General Hospital with several injuries.

“The vehicle was totalled,” said Duncan.

The driver was issued a ticket for speed relative to conditions.