Drunk driver crashes into parked car at Saanich Police station

Officers at the Saanich Police Department were surprised on Thursday afternoon by a visitor to the parking area behind the police building.

  • Jun. 5, 2015 7:00 p.m.

Officers at the Saanich Police Department were surprised on Thursday afternoon by a visitor to the parking area behind the police building.

At approximately 3 p.m. a 43-year-old women from Nanaimo was involved in a low speed collision with an unoccupied parked vehicle.

Damage to the parked vehicle was estimated at under $1,000 damage.

An off duty officer observed the collision and noticed the driver appeared to be under the influence of alcohol.

The driver was detained.

Despite efforts to obtain breath samples, the driver refused to provide samples. She was released on a promise to appear with recommended charges of Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Failing or Refusing to Provide Breath Samples.

reporter@saanichnews.com

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