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3 men charged with impaired driving within 12 hours: Pictou County RCMP

All three men are facing charges.
All three men are facing charges. Global News File

Pictou County District RCMP arrested three men for impaired driving within a 12-hour period on Tuesday.

At approximately 12:50 a.m., police responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 106 near Granton.

A 26-year-old driver from Colchester County was taken to hospital for injuries sustained in the crash and after an investigation, police allege that he was impaired at the time.

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The driver is expected to be charged for impaired driving while having a blood alcohol level of over 80 mg.

While at the scene of this collision, RCMP stopped a second vehicle driving past the crash scene.

Police say that a 25-year-old driver showed signs of impairment and was arrested. He also faces the same charges and will appear in Pictou provincial court on Aug. 26.

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At approximately 12:08 p.m. on the same day, RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision on Little Harbour Road. After an investigation, police allege a 42-year-old driver from Alberta was alcohol impaired, which is suspected to have caused the collision.

He was arrested and is due to appear in Pictou provincial court on July 29.