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BC driver arrested twice in 1 night for impaired driving

A British Columbia man could be in big trouble after being arrested twice in one night for impaired driving.

The 37-year-old, from Surrey, was involved in two crashes between May 18 and May 19 – while driving different cars.

He was arrested the first time after a Surrey Mountie came across a collision between an SUV and a sedan just before midnight.

The SUV driver was arrested for impaired driving, had his vehicle impounded and was issued with an appearance notice and driving prohibition.

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There were no injuries after the crash and officers took the SUV driver home.

Several hours later – at 4:15 am – Mounties were called about an alleged impaired driver who had crashed into a fence.

It was the same man they had arrested earlier in the night, but driving a different vehicle.

He was arrested again.

“The selfish driving behaviour displayed by this individual is unacceptable and posed a serious safety risk to the public,” said Sergeant Dave Chu.

“If your activity involves consuming alcohol, please plan ahead to find a safe ride and do not drive.”

Charges have not yet been laid.



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