Driver Sent to Hospital After Single-Vehicle Collision
A driver was sent to hospital with serious injuries on Friday after a vehicle accident North of Courtenay.
Officials says the incident occurred on the Old Island Highway near the Courtenay Country Market.
At around 1:20 am, the car struck a power pole and knocked down its lines. The lines also came off a nearby home.
Fire crews had to make sure a fire did not spark inside the home.
The driver of the vehicle was extricated and taken to hospital with serious injuries.