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Man arrested after ATV crash in Carbonear

On Sunday the RCMP responded to a report received just after 3:00 a.m. of an ATV travelling back and forth London Road in Carbonear.

When police arrived, the ATV had crashed.

The driver, a 34-year-old man, was ejected from the vehicle. He was not wearing a helmet but was uninjured.

The man exhibited signs of alcohol impairment and provided breath samples that were twice the legal limit.

A case of beer also left the ATV when the crash occurred.

The accused now faces charges of impaired operation of a motor vehicle and operation while impaired over 80mg%. He also has been charged under the Highway Traffic Act for operating a vehicle without insurance and operating an ATV without a helmet.

He will appear in court on June 13.


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