At 10:20 pm last night (Aug 19), Charlottetown Police Services responded to a single vehicle collision at the intersection of the Arterial Highway and Mount Edward Road.
While interacting with the driver, Police determined that the driver displayed signs of being impaired by drugs and was arrested. An officer trained as a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) confirmed the driver was under the influence of drugs and made the demand that a blood sample be provided.
Impaired driving charges are pending the blood sample toxicology results.
A 28 year old Charlottetown man was released from custody with a 90 day driving prohibition order and the vehicle has been impounded for 30 days.
Charlottetown Police Services encourage the public to report any instances of impaired driving…Call 911.