Impaired driver collides with RCMP police car

November 27, 2017
Borden-Carleton, Prince Edward Island

News release

On November 25th 2017 the East Prince RCMP received a report of a possible impaired driver in New Brunswick who was approaching the Confederation Bridge.

Police units responded to the Confederation Bridge and were met by the suspected vehicle which abruptly turned into the oncoming lane of traffic causing a minor collision with a police car. An officer was then able to get the vehicle stopped.

The female driver was subsequently arrested for impaired operation of a motor vehicle and was transported to the East Prince RCMP Detachment where she provided breath samples that were twice the legal limit.

A 27 year-old female from Oyster Bed is facing charges of impaired operation of a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle over 80. She is scheduled to appear in Summerside Provincial Court on January 18th, 2018, to answer to the charges.

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Contact information

Cpl. Mike Lutley
Prince District RCMP
902-436-9300

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