Driver who rear-ended cab had 3 times legal limit of alcohol in her system
(Dec 28, 2017 - Kingston, ON) Kingston Police say a 32-year-old local woman was found to have approximately 3 times over the legal limit of alcohol in her system after she rear-ended a taxi.
On December 27, 2017 at approximately 11:45 p.m. officers investigating a rear-end collision on Division Street, near Stanley Street learned the driver of one vehicle had consumed alcohol. A roadside device was used to test the driver’s level of intoxication.
The driver registered a fail and was subsequently arrested.
She was transported to police headquarters where she provided two breath samples and was found to have approximately 3 times the legal limit of alcohol in her system.
She has been charged with over 80 mg of alcohol and later released with a future court date. Her driver’s licence is automatically suspended for 90 days and would face a one year suspension if convicted. The vehicle was seized and impounded for seven days, with the accused being responsible for all fees and fines.