Impaired driver suspect at collision scene arrested by Mounties: Chilliwack

Chilliwack, BC – RCMP investigation of an auto collision led police to an alleged impaired driver.

Around 6:30 p.m. on May 24, 2020 Chilliwack RCMP responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision with one vehicle rolled over on Evans Road and Yale Road. As police conducted their investigation, an officer noted symptoms of intoxication in the 25-year-old man from Chilliwack allegedly operating the over turned vehicle.

Police detained and later released the individual from custody.

RCMP are submitting all circumstances of the investigation in a report to the BC Prosecutors Service for their assessment of charges for impaired driving.

Impaired Driver
Impaired Driver

“There is no excuse to get behind the wheel when impaired,” says Corporal Mike Rail spokesperson for the UFVRD. “Our officers remain committed to removing impaired drivers from the roadways of our community.”

If your activities involve the consumption of alcohol or marihuana be responsible:

If you plan to consume alcohol or marihuana, leave your car at home.

Plan for a safe ride.

Call a taxi or travel on public transit.

RCMP remind everyone who witnesses anything they believe to be suspicious in nature to contact the Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611 or, should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

File # 202-20135

Upper Fraser Valley Regional RCMP

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