Car Accident In Winkler

Winkler Police responded to a motor vehicle accident Wednesday, just after midnight at the corner of Main Street and Harmony Lane.

 

Inspector Brad Kehler with the Winkler Police Service says a pick-up with two occupants struck a light standard on the drivers side door at the corner of Main Street and Harmony Lane.
 

Kehler says upon speaking with the driver, they realized he had been drinking
 

Kehler says the 23 year old male driver refused to provide a breath sample and will be charged with refusing one.
 

He adds a passenger will also be charged for possession of liquor in a vehicle.
 

The driver received minor injuries and was treated by medics at the scene.
 
The passenger was not hurt.