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Vernon man ‘just happy that no one was injured’ after vehicle allegedly hits parked cars

One of five parked vehicles that was allegedly hit by a truck in a residential area of Vernon Wednesday.
One of five parked vehicles that was allegedly hit by a truck in a residential area of Vernon Wednesday. Kevin Topping

A Vernon man said he is “just happy that no one was injured” after five parked cars in his residential neighbourhood were allegedly hit by a truck Wednesday afternoon.

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According to Kevin Topping, a white truck hit two parked vehicles on 40th Avenue and three more on 34a Street, just around the corner.

Kevin Topping said this was one of the most heavily damaged vehicles hit during Wednesday’s incident. (Kevin Topping)
Kevin Topping said this was one of the most heavily damaged vehicles hit during Wednesday’s incident. (Kevin Topping). Kevin Topping

Topping said three men followed the truck, believed to be responsible for the damage, in their own cars to the parking lot of a nearby shopping centre.

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One of the men spoke to the driver, who allegedly showed signs of intoxication.

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Topping did not know whether the driver of the pickup truck was arrested, but said police vehicles were surrounding the truck in the shopping centre.

Global News has reached out to the RCMP for comment on this incident.

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