New Glasgow Regional Police charged two impaired drivers over the weekend in New Glasgow, N.S.
On November 21, at 7:05 a.m. New Glasgow Regional Police with assistance from New Glasgow Fire Department and Emergency Health Services responded to a 911 call of a two-vehicle motor collision at the intersection of Nelson Street and McColl Street New Glasgow. The-47-year old female driver of the Black Toyota Echo collied with the 53-year-old female driver of a White Dodge Pick up. Both drivers were treated for non-life-threatening injuries and both vehicles sustained heavy damage. The 47-year-old female driver of the Black Toyota Echo was charged with Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle Causing Bodily Harm, Motor Vehicle Act Charge for a Newly License Driver Failing to Comply with Provisions with No Alcohol, Failing to Yield to Vehicle already in Intersection and Failing to Display Number Plates for Current Registration Year. The driver was later released under strict conditions and will appear in court at a later date.
On November 22, at 8:45 a.m. New Glasgow Regional Police while on routine patrol conducted a motor vehicle check of a vehicle that was travelling in the wrong direction on MacLean Street, New Glasgow. The 19-year-old male driver showed signs of impairment and was transported to New Glasgow Regional Police for breath samples and later released with conditions. He is facing charges of Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Motor Vehicle charge for a Newly License Driver Failing to Comply with Provisions with No Alcohol and charged under the Liquor Control Act for Illegal Possession of Alcohol. He is scheduled to appear in Provincial Court in Pictou at a later date.
The New Glasgow Regional Police want to remind the public that if you suspect an impaired driver you can call 911. Police will ask the following information in suspected cases of impaired driving:
- license plate number
- make-model of vehicle
- description of driver
- location of vehicle
- direction of travel