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Arrest for Impaired Driving Following Collision – Rothesay Avenue


File: 23-1529

The Saint John Police has arrested a 28-year-old man for impaired driving following a collision on Rothesay Avenue.

It is reported that:

On Saturday, March 11, 2023, at approximately 1:13 a.m., a 911 caller reported that a vehicle was driving at a high rate of speed, failed to stop at a red light, and then collided with a utility pole on Rothesay Avenue at Ashburn Lake Road.

Officers arrived at the scene of the single vehicle collision to locate a 28-year-old man in the driver’s seat of a Toyota Corolla. He was treated and released at the scene by paramedics.

The driver was then arrested for impaired driving and later released from custody to appear in court at a later date.

Officers are seeking witnesses, dash cam video, or anyone with information is asked to contact the Saint John Police Force at 1-506-648-3333, or if you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or 1-800-222-T.I.P.S. 

The Saint John Police Force would like to thank the public for their assistance.

For Media Related Inquiries, please email sjpfnews@saintjohn.ca.

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