Vernon RCMP investigate hit-and-run incident

RCMP were notified of a pickup driving erratically in the 1700 block of Kosmina Road Wednesday

There’s been an arrest after extensive damage was done by a vehicle.

On Wednesday at about 3:50 p.m., the RCMP  were notified of a pickup driving erratically in the 1700 block of Kosmina Road in Vernon.

“The vehicle was reported to be speeding, and doing doughnuts,” said Const. Jocelyn Noseworthy.

“It had struck a pole, a fire hydrant, a tree and another vehicle and then fled the scene.”

There were numerous other people in the area at the time but no one was injured.

A 53-year-old Vernon man was located and arrested by RCMP a short time later.

“He has subsequently been released from custody, but the investigation is ongoing,” said Noseworthy.