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Harbour Grace man charged with impaired driving after collision at gas station


The 70-year-old was taken into custody after running into propane-tank enclosure


You’ve heard about potential explosive situations.

Well, this was one of them… literally.

A 70-year-old Harbour Grace man is facing a charge of impaired driving after colliding with the barrier surrounding propane tanks at a local gas station in the community Saturday afternoon.

Police officers from Harbour Grace Detachment responded to a report of the collision and after locating the vehicle, say they observed an open alcohol container in the cupholder. The driver was taken into custody, with breath-testing confirmed his blood alcohol concentration was nearly twice the legal limit.

His vehicle was impounded and he will appear in court at a later date to face a charge of impaired driving.

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