Saanich police issued a 90-day driving ban and a 30-day vehicle impound after an impaired driver was caught at the scene of a collision involving a parked car early on Oct. 27. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Saanich police issued a 90-day driving ban and a 30-day vehicle impound after an impaired driver was caught at the scene of a collision involving a parked car early on Oct. 27. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Driver fails roadside screening after early morning crash in Saanich

Both cars significantly damaged after driver hits parked car around 5 a.m.

A driver received hefty penalties after causing significant damage to a parked vehicle in Saanich early on Tuesday.

Just after 5 a.m. on Oct. 27, Saanich police received reports of a collision involving a parked car in the 4000-block of Douglas Street.

When officers arrived, they found a driver had struck an unoccupied car parked on the roadway, causing “extensive damage,” said Const. Markus Anastasiades.

The driver’s vehicle was also damaged in the collision but no injuries were reported.

The driver failed a roadside alcohol screening and police issued a 90-day driving prohibition and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

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