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MEC vs. Modo: Car-share driver collides with MEC store

A co-op collision that could only happen in Vancouver.

Modo car-share driver crashes into MEC W. Broadway store

This share car will be off the road for a while, but the MEC storefront was fine. There were no injuries in the crash. (Rafferty Baker/CBC)

It was a co-op collision.

A man driving a Modo car-share sports car said he "just lost control" and drove into the front of the Mountain Equipment Co-op on West Broadway just after 2 a.m. PT.

There were no injuries, and only minor damage to the sturdy store front.

"I don't think that's what they meant when they said to bring the car back to the co-op," said onlooker Denis Grenier.

A Modo car drove out of control, and the only casualty was a tree. (Rafferty Baker/CBC)


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