New driver’s foot slips in rear-ender

Young driver from Colwood said his foot slipped causing a crash in Central Saanich

A minor collision at the corner of Mount Newton X Road and Highway 17 saw a young man slapped with three Motor Vehicle Act infractions.

At 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 22 officers were called to the scene where a 19-year-old Colwood man said his foot slipped off the brake and onto the accelerator, causing his car to collide with the vehicle in front.

The man was ticketed for failing to produce his driver’s licence, failing to display his N and failing to make a safe start from a stop position.