Speed and alcohol factors in major crash near Georgia Viaduct: police

Sep 13 2019, 9:03 am

Police say that a 22-year-old driver is facing charges after a major crash took place near the Georgia Viaduct.

According to the Vancouver Police, the incident took place early on Friday morning between a Mazda 3 and a Range Rover.

“A 30-year-old driver was stopped at a red light in a black Land Rover when struck from behind by a grey Mazda 3 driven by a 22-year-old man,” says Constable Steve Addison of the VPD. “There were four people in the Land Rover and two people in the Mazda at the time of the collision.”

One passenger from the Mazda was taken to the hospital with a back injury.

Cst. Addison also notes that speed and alcohol are factors in the collision, and that the driver of the Mazda faces charges for impaired driving and refusing to provide a breath sample.

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