Summerside Police deal with impaired drivers
Kensington man flees from police
Police in Summerside have charged a 36-year-old Kensington man with several offences after a short vehicle pursuit at approximately, 5 p.m. Monday.
Officers attempted to stop a 1995 Dodge Dakota on Central Street after witnessing the vehicle fail to stop for a red light on Highway # 2.
The vehicle failed to stop after police activated emergency equipment and led police on a short pursuit after he forced oncoming traffic onto the sidewalk to avoid collision.
The vehicle was finally blocked by police on Central street and the driver was arrested.
As a result of the investigation the driver was charged with impaired driving, flight from police, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and driving a motor vehicle while prohibited.
The accused was incarcerated for the night and will be appearing at a future date in Summerside Provincial court to answer to the charges.