May 9, 2014 11:57 am

Boy, 14, faces impaired driving charge after crash near Antigonish

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ANTIGONISH, N.S. – Police in Nova Scotia have charged a 14-year-old boy with impaired driving following a highway crash.

The RCMP in Antigonish responded to a single-vehicle accident Thursday on Highway 245 near the Clydesdale Road.

The Mounties say the driver lost control and the vehicle landed in a ditch.

The teen, who was alone in the vehicle, wasn’t hurt.

He faces charges of impaired driving, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol level over the legal limit and taking a motor vehicle without the consent of the owner.

The youth was released from custody and police are still investigating.

© The Canadian Press, 2014

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