Impaired charges laid after collision involving parked vehicle
Charges have been laid after a collision in St. Thomas, Ont. on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. (Source: St. Thomas Police Service)
LONDON, Ont. -- Police have charged a 45-year-old St. Thomas woman after a crash early Friday that saw a car slam into the back of a parked pickup truck.
St. Thomas police say they responded to the crash just before 2 a.m. on Forest Avenue between First and Park avenues.
The driver was taken to hospital by EMS with minor injuries, and police followed to investigate the cause of the crash.
According to police, breath samples taken from the woman indicated she had almost twice the legal limit of alcohol in her system.
As a result, after she was medically cleared, she was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while impaired and operating a motor vehicle while impaired with a blood alcohol concentration over 80.
Police say she was held until she sobered up and released on a Promise to Appear in court.