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Impaired driver arrested after colliding with taxi cab, police vehicle

Incident Date: 
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 14:15
Incident Number: 
P17057257 & P17057259
Location: 
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2017-08-25

Just after 1 a.m. on August 25, 2017, Thunder Bay Police were called to the area of Limbrick Street and Kensington Drive due to a motor vehicle collision that occurred with a blue Mitsubishi sports utility vehicle and a taxi cab which had just dropped off a passenger.

The Mitsubishi stopped briefly then fled the scene.

Police were given a description of the vehicle and located it a short time later stopped at the intersection of Balmoral St at the Harbour Expressway. During the traffic stop the Mitsubishi rolled forward striking a police vehicle.

The driver of the Mitsubishi, a 20 year old Thunder Bay female, was arrested and charged with Impaired driving and failing to remain at the scene of an accident

Thankfully no injuries were reported as a result of either collision.

Thunder Bay Police are reminding motorists to ensure that if they are going to be consuming alcoholic beverages to plan ahead and arrange for proper transportation home. 

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