RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Driver crashes vehicle twice in one day near Princeton

Abbotsford woman, 29, wasn’t injured in either incident

A 29-year-old Abbotsford woman twice crashed her car near Princeton on Saturday, Jan. 24.

According to RCMP Sgt. Rob Hughes, the driver wasn’t injured in either accident “but she was a bit embarrassed.”

Police were first called to a report of a vehicle high-centered off Willie’s Ranch Road, at about 3 p.m.

A local couple came to the driver’s aid, and towed her car to safety.

At about 5:30 p.m. the same woman landed in a ditch off a forest service road near Highway 3 west of town.

She told police she was driving to Princeton to purchase a bottle of wine as a thank-you gift for the people who towed her earlier in the day.

A tow truck was called in the second incident.

Alcohol was not a factor in either accident, said Hughes, adding the woman had little experience driving in snowy conditions.

Related: Four teen girls injured in early morning accident near Princeton

Related: Armoured truck carrying millions of dollars crashes on Highway 3

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