June 6, 2019 12:40 pm

Man charged after vehicle crashes into Kaufman Lofts building in Kitchener

Waterloo Regional Police have charged a man after a vehicle struck a Kitchener building.

Kevin Nielsen / Global News
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Waterloo Regional Police have laid charges after a man reportedly lost control of his vehicle and it struck the Kaufman Lofts building in downtown Kitchener on Wednesday night.

Police say that shortly after 7 p.m., a vehicle was travelling southbound on Victoria Street when the driver lost control. The vehicle then crossed into the oncoming lanes before it struck the building at the corner of Victoria and King streets, according to police.

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Police say the damage to the building appeared to be minimal.

A 36-year-old man from Paris, Ont., was charged with careless driving. His licence was also suspended for three days.

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