West Vancouver Police responded to a collision that resulted from a B.C. drifting stunt on Wednesday, March 10.
"When the driver of a 2018 BMW 440i sedan thought he’d impress his friends by “drifting” through a hairpin turn on Cypress Bowl Road yesterday, he likely didn’t expect that it would result in a trip to the hospital and a $368.00 fine," wrote the police department.
A new driver and his two passengers were sent to hospital after attempting to "drift" through a hairpin corner at h… https://t.co/uvP5fl2nli— West Vancouver PD (@West Vancouver PD) 1615486107.0
Police said the 20-year-old driver had gotten up to 120-140 km/hr in a 60 km/hr zone before attempting to drift and losing control.
The car flew across lanes of traffic and hit a rock face before hitting an unoccupied parked car.
Three people from inside the BMW were sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and the driver got a $368 ticket. There was an estimated $50,000 of damage.