Impaired driver arrested after collision in St. John’s
At 1:03 am this morning the RNC responded to a single-vehicle collision in the east end of St. John’s.
When officers arrived on the scene, they observed a traffic sign and utility police broken off with an older model car abandoned with significant damage to the front of the vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle was quickly located and arrested for impaired driving.
The 42-year-old male refused to provide breath samples and was charged with Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Refusal. As well, the male was issued Summary Offence tickets for Failing to Stop at the Scene of an Accident and Operating a vehicle with a Suspended License.
The accused was released from custody and will appear in court at a later date.