RCMP seek driver after crash

Police received a report of an accident on Silver Star Road at 3:40 a.m.

Vernon RCMP are attempting to find the driver involved in a single-vehicle crash early Saturday.

Police received a report of an accident on Silver Star Road at 3:40 a.m.

“When our officers arrived they found a Toyota Corolla had hit a power pole and flipped over upside down in a ditch,” said RCMP spokesperson Gord Molendyk.

“The vehicle was still running when police arrived, however no one was around. A search of the area failed to find anyone.”

Attempts to locate the registered owner of the Corolla right away were unsuccessful.

“There are some indications the vehicle may have been driven by a friend who was under the influence,” said Molendyk. “This file is still being investigated by police and ICBC.”

A B.C. Hydro crew checked out the pole and determined it did not need to be replaced.

The car suffered significant damage.