The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) in Corner Brook has charged a man with impaired driving and numerous criminal code offences as a result of a motor vehicle collision.
Around 12:26 a.m. today, patrol members responded to a collision at the intersection of Curling Street and Lewin Parkway when a resident from the St. Aiden’s Road area heard a loud noise.
When officers arrived at the scene, they located a 1980 Ford Grenada in a ditch off the Lewin Parkway. The driver had fled the area, resulting in RNC police dog Biff being called out to search the area.
A short time later, the accused was located in the Griffin Drive area of the city and was arrested. Police say the 30 year-old man from Corner Brook, was not injured as a result of this incident.
He has been charged with impaired driving and having a blood alcohol level above the legal limit and six counts of breaching court orders.
He was also charged under the Highway Traffic Act with driving without a driver’s licence, operating an unregistered vehicle and driving without an Insurance policy in effect.