25 drivers charged with impaired

A Vaughan woman charged with impaired driving was taken to hospital as a precaution after blowing more than four times to the legal limit in a breathalyzer test.

The 39-year-old was among 25 impaired drivers who were charged with a combined 43 charges this past week, York Regional Police (YRP) reported on December 10.

The incident took place Friday, Dec. 7 shortly before 1 p.m. while an officer was conducting speed enforcement on Rutherford Road just east of McGillivray Road in Vaughan. The vehicle was clocked going 124 kilometres an hour in a 70 kilometre per hour zone.

The accused struggled to keep her vehicle in its lane as the officer attempted to bring her to a stop. When she eventually pulled over, the officer detected a strong odour of alcohol. She was placed under arrest and taken to #4 District Headquarters for a breath test and also charged with over 80 and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

YRP has posted a list of all drivers charged with impaired-related criminal driving offences from December 3 to December 10 at https://bit.ly/2RTPqdS.

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