A Slocan man is in big trouble after causing a crash when he shouldn't have been driving at all.

Slocan man in trouble after crash

A 37-year-old Slocan man faces numerous charges after a crash about 10 km west of Castlegar Thursday afternoon.

A 37-year-old Slocan man faces numerous charges after a crash about 10 km west of Castlegar Thursday afternoon.

RCMP say the driver and lone occupant of a Honda Prelude was eastbound on Highway 3 when he crossed the centre line into oncoming traffic.

An Accura, occupied by a 30-year-old Castlegar woman behind the wheel, a female passenger, and three-year-old twins in the back seat, swerved left to try to avoid the Honda, but re-corrected and the vehicles struck head on.

The driver of the Acura went to hospital with possible leg and neck injuries. One of the children had a minor cut on their chin, but no other injuries were reported.

The driver of the Honda had to be extricated from his vehicle and was also taken to hospital suffering from broken bones and possible internal injuries, although are believed to be life-threatening.

The Slocan man faces charges including driving without a license or insurance and misuse of plates, three counts of breaching his probation for not having an interlock device in his car, consuming alcohol contrary to court conditions, and breaching an order not to drive unless going to or from work.

Police are also considering charges of impaired driving causing bodily harm and dangerous driving.

They ask any witnesses to contact them.

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