Police watchdog investigating after woman found unconscious at Quebec City station

MONTREAL — Quebec's police watchdog is investigating after a woman was found unconscious at a Quebec City police station.

The Bureau of Independent Investigations issued a release saying Quebec City police officers arrested a 59-year-old woman for impaired driving on Friday.

The woman was brought to the police station and allegedly placed in a room to communicate with a lawyer.

The watchdog says officers later found the woman unconscious.

She was taken to hospital in what is described as serious condition.

Four officers with the Bureau have been assigned to investigate the case.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 28, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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