Driver charged with impaired after vehicle hits hydro pole

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

Just after midnight today, a single vehicle accident occurred at the north end of the Daly Overpass on 18th Street, when the operator of the vehicle lost control and struck a hydro pole. The driver and passengers were not injured, however the driver showed signs of alcohol impairment and was arrested. The 25-year-old male from Brandon provided samples of his breath in excess of the legal limit. Police detained the male in cells at BPS overnight, and he will be released today for Provincial Court in June, facing charges of impaired driving and driving over 80 mg%.