Drunk driver facing charges after accident in Charlottetown

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Garfield Street

Police called to scene on Garfield Street about 8:30 p.m. Saturday

A drunk driver with twice the legal limit of alcohol was involved in a traffic accident Saturday in Charlottetown.

Charlottetown Police Services got the call just after 8:30 p.m. to the accident on Garfield Street.

Officers arrested one of the drivers, a 59-year-old man from Charlottetown.

"Accused male had in excess of twice the legal amount of alcohol in his blood," said a report issued by the police department.

The man was charged with impaired driving and will be appearing in provincial court at some later date.

Organizations: Charlottetown.Charlottetown Police Services

Geographic location: Charlottetown

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  • AL
    January 11, 2016 - 19:00

    But the PEI Government Liquor commission will be pleased as sales are up.