NIAGARA FALLS – A 26-year-old man seriously injured when the car he was driving struck a maple tree along the Niagara Parkway in February has been charged with careless driving.
The incident happened Feb. 24 around 10:50 p.m. near the intersection with Sherk Road.
The car, a 1999 White Mercury Grand Marquis, was heavily damaged.
The driver was taken to Erie County Medical Centre, in Buffalo, with what was thought a the time to be life-threatening injuries.
His condition was later upgraded.On Thursday, 26-year-old Michael Ewings was charged with careless driving and driving a motor vehicle without a licence, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario.
He will appear in court at a later date to answer to the charges.