Man charged with impaired driving after crashing into parked vehicle, hydro pole


A Whitewater Region man faces impaired driving charges after a pickup truck crashed into a parked car and a utility pole in Pembroke. 

Upper Ottawa Valley OPP said the crash happened on Pembroke Street West near Albert Street around 8:30 p.m. Friday, when an eastbound truck left the road and crashed into a parked vehicle and a hydro pole. 

The driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital, according to police, who also used a roadside screening device on the driver. 

Kody Krieger, 24, is charged with impaired driving and has had his license suspended for 90 days and truck impounded for a week. 

He is scheduled to appear in court in Pembroke next month.