RCMP have charged a female driver with Impaired Driving in Cole Harbour.
Around noon on April 6th, a RCMP officer observed a car stopped in the middle of Forest Hills Parkway.
The 36-year-old woman exhibited signs of impairment and was subsequently arrested for Impaired Driving. She provided samples of his breath that were five times the legal limit. An eight month old infant and an eleven-year-old child were in the vehicle. RCMP made arrangements for the children’s care.
The Cole Harbour woman remained in custody and will be appearing in Dartmouth Provincial court this morning to answer to the Impaired Driving charges.
Earlier in the day, 8:00 a.m., RCMP were dispatched to the Tim Horton’s drive-thru at the Forest Hills Parkway shopping district after a female driver appeared to be falling asleep. The 55-year-old woman exhibited signs of impairment and was subsequently arrested for Impaired Driving. She will be appearing in Dartmouth Provincial Court on May 28th.
Impaired Driving is one of the leading causes of serious injury and fatal collisions in Nova Scotia. If you suspect someone is impaired while operating a motor vehicle please call 911 immediately.