P.E.I. truck driver arrested in N.S., facing impaired driving charges

P.E.I. truck driver arrested in N.S., facing impaired driving charges

The driver of a tractor-trailer was arrested in Nova Scotia Monday and faces charges for impaired driving and possession of marijuana.

Lunenburg District RCMP said they responded to reports of a tractor-trailer in the ditch along Highway 103 near Bridgewater, N.S., at 12:20 a.m. Monday.

The driver, a 41-year-old woman from P.E.I., was arrested at the scene, and later given a breath test. Police said her blood alcohol content was twice the legal limit.

She is scheduled to appear in Bridgewater Provincial Court on June 14.

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