Dunstaffnage, Prince Edward Island – On Thursday, August 10th, at approximately 3:00 a.m. Queens District RCMP responded to a single vehicle crash that occurred on Route 2 in Dunstaffnage, PEI. North Shore Volunteer Fire Department and Island EMS also responded to the scene. A pick-up truck left the roadway and collided with a utility pole resulting in a temporary power outage in the area.
Queens District RCMP arrested a 23 year-old Nova Scotia man on scene for impaired operation of a motor vehicle. The driver and passenger were subsequently transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance where they were treated with non-threatening injuries.
Alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor in this crash and Queens District RCMP are continuing their investigation.
Queens District RCMP encourage motorists to be alert while driving and continue reporting suspected impaired drivers.
Queens District RCMP