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Leeds OPP say impaired driver was travelling at twice the speed limit

OPP in Leeds County have laid several charges on a woman who was driving twice the speed limit while having a blood alcohol level three times higher than the legal limit. OPP/Twitter

Leeds OPP arrested a woman for speeding on the Thousand Islands Parkway between Ganonoque and Brockville.

Police say the woman was driving 162 km/h in an 80 km/h zone.

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When police pulled the woman over, they say they found several empty alcohol containers.

Once the woman was given a breathalyzer, she registered three times the legal limit while driving with a G2 level licence.

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Police say the woman was on her way to pick up her children from school.

The woman, whose name was not given, is facing charges of impaired driving, dangerous driving, stunt driving, resisting arrest and having open liquor in a motor vehicle.

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