Man crashes vehicle on TCH near Flat Bay now faces charges of impaired driving

August 28, 2019
Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

On August 26, 2019, just after midnight, Bay St. George RCMP received a report of a single-vehicle motor vehicle collision on the Trans-Canada Highway, near Flat Bay.

Upon arrival, officers observed a vehicle in the ditch. The driver, a 38-year-old man from Nova Scotia, showed signs of alcohol impairment. Police issued a demand for a roadside screening device and the driver provided a sample that registered a failure.

The driver was taken via ambulance for treatment of injuries. A blood demand was issued and samples were obtained.

The driver is set to attend court on January 27, 2019, to face charges of impaired driving.


Contact information

Bay St. George RCMP

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