Woman Jailed After Impaired Driving Crash near Perth-Andover
A woman from Four Falls, New Brunswick remains in custody after being arrested for impaired driving in a crash that injured her and three others.
West District RCMP received a report of a suspected impaired driver Wednesday evening on Highway 109 in Quaker Brook, east of Perth-Andover. Police attempted to stop the car, but the driver took off towards Arthurette, according to Cpl. Jonathan Holmes of the Woodstock Detachment. Police found the car a short time later, crashed in the ditch.
The driver, a 28-year-old woman from Four Falls was treated at a local hospital, then released into police custody.
RCMP say a 22-year-old woman and two children were passengers in the car. They were taken to hospital with unspecified injuries, which were not believed to be life-threatening.
The driver appeared in Woodstock Provincial Court Thursday afternoon and was charged with impaired driving, flight, assault of a peace officer, and refusing to submit to a blood command. She will remain in custody until a bail hearing on Monday.