A 41-year-old man is facing charges including impaired driving and assaulting a police officer after the RNC responded to a two-vehicle collision on Pitts Memorial Drive in the Mount Pearl area about 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Other charges against the man include driving while prohibited and resisting arrest.
He was held in custody for court today, and his vehicle was impounded.
The driver of the other vehicle was treated in hospital for minor injuries.
In another incident, about 9:10 p.m., a 37-year-old man was charged with impaired driving, driving while prohibited and breaching court orders after the RNC made a traffic stop in the downtown area of St. John’s.
The accused was also issued a ticket for not having insurance, operating an unregistered vehicle and driving while suspended.
The vehicle was impounded and the man held in custody for court today.