(Quebec) A woman in her forties will remember Thursday, 30 July as a party where she did not take a lot of good decisions. After consuming large amounts of alcohol, she took the wheel, causing an accident and fled the scene of the collision before being intercepted by the police.
According to the Sûreté du Québec, the woman was alone in her car on the Boulevard Henri-IV, at the height of chemin Sainte-Foy, and this is where it would have rammed a vehicle she was following to 8:15 p.m.. Instead of stopping, however she continued driving.
The driver of the other vehicle was not injured and contacted the police. Another person who had witnessed the accident also gave information to police about the collision.
Soon after, other witnesses have contacted police in Lévis because a vehicle was traveling on Highway 20 with a flat tire. Around 20:30, police officers from the municipal police of Levis intercepted the car at the height of Saint-Romuald and delivered to the conductive SQ after the connection with the hit and run reported earlier.
Released pending further proceedings, the woman will face charges of hit and run and drunk driving since the breathalyzer revealed that the concentration of alcohol in his blood was three times the legal limit. His driver’s license has been suspended and his car seized.
Another hit and run
Less than an hour later, another hit and run occurred in the region, in Saint-Basile-de-Portneuf this time. Towards 21h, a 13-year-old riding his bike on the Centennial Boulevard was hit by a motorist who then fled.
The teenager suffered only minor injuries and was transported to the Hospital of Laval University as a preventive measure. The SQ has started an investigation to locate the suspect vehicle, a Ford Fiesta lime green.