Early morning sign carnage at Tim Hortons

Electronic drive-thru menu sign mangled by alleged impaired driver on Saturday, Oct. 12.

This sign at Tim Horton's in Castlegar was run over by an alleged impaired driver on Saturday

On Saturday, Oct. 12 at approximately 3 a.m., staff at the Castlegar Tim Hortons called RCMP to report that a vehicle had just knocked the large drive-thru sign off a pedestal causing substantial damage, and that the vehicle was still in the drive-thru.

According to an RCMP release, officers attended and located the driver, a 62-year-old Sicamous man.

He faces charges of impaired driving and driving while over .08 and will appear in court in December.