Man faces charges after driving pickup into swimming pool in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Police charged a 36-year-old with dangerous operation of a vehicle after slamming his truck into a swimming pool at a Niagara-on-the-Lake residence on July 27, 2022.

A Niagara-on-the-Lake man is facing multiple charges after driving his pickup into a pool at a residence in the town, last Wednesday.

Police say the crash happened just after 5:30 a.m. in the backyard of a home on Concession 7 Road when a GMC truck did a nose dive into the pool.

The 36-year-old driver then fled the scene, police said.

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He was located by Niagara Police on Tuesday and is facing three charges including dangerous operation of a vehicle.

Investigators estimate the damage to the swimming pool is around $100,000 while about $15,000 of damage was sustained by the truck.

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