ATV strikes parked vehicle in Grand Falls-Windsor, operator arrested for impaired driving

March 26, 2024
Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

An all-terrain vehicle (ATV) operator was arrested for impaired driving by Grand Falls-Windsor RCMP on March 24, 2024, after striking a parked car in Grand Falls-Windsor.

Shortly before 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, police were called to a residential property where an ATV struck a vehicle parked in a driveway. The operator, a 25-year-old man who was prohibited from driving, showed signs of alcohol impairment. He was arrested for impaired driving. At the detachment, the man provided breath samples that were above the legal limit. He was released from custody and is set to appear in court at a later date to answer to charges of impaired driving and prohibited driving. The ATV was seized and impounded.

Impaired drivers place themselves and others at increased risk of death or serious injury. If you suspect a person is operating a vehicle while impaired, please contact your local police immediately.

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Contact information

Strategic Communications and Media Relations Unit
RCMP NL
rcmp.nl.media-medias.tnl.grc@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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