Bay Roberts RCMP investigates driver of single-vehicle crash in Spaniard’s Bay for impaired driving

January 10, 2023
Bay Roberts, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

A 32-year-old man, who was taken to hospital following a single-vehicle crash that occurred in Spaniard's Bay on January 7, 2023, is under investigation for impaired driving.

Shortly after 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, police received the report of the crash that occurred on the Conception Bay Highway in Spaniards Bay. The driver, who received non-life-threatening injuries, showed signs of impairment. Samples of the driver's blood were obtained, following a demand, at Carbonear General Hospital and will be sent for a toxicological analysis to determine if charges of impaired driving are appropriate.

The driver was ticketed for operating a vehicle with an expired licence.

The investigation is continuing.


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