RCMP investigating June 15, 2021 crash. (Black Press file)

RCMP investigating June 15, 2021 crash. (Black Press file)

Chilliwack RCMP say crash into median led to impaired driver investigation

Chrysler 300 driver allegedly collided with tree on Spadina median in June 15 incident

RCMP were called to investigate a vehicle crash into a median in the middle of Spadina Avenue on the evening of June 15.

Officers dispatched to the scene in the 45000-block noted signs of impairment in the 28-year-old Chilliwack man, who was allegedly driving the Chrysler 300 that crashed into a median tree.

Police detained and later released the man from custody.

Following a thorough investigation and review of the evidence, RCMP will forward a report to the BC Prosecution Service for assessment of impaired driving charges.

“If you consume alcohol or cannabis, leave your vehicle parked and arrange for a safe ride,” said RCMP Cpl. Mike Rail, spokesperson for the Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment. “RCMP are committed to removing impaired drivers from our roadways.”

Tips to plan a safe trip:

• Arrange a designated-driver with family and friends;

• Plan ahead to travel by public transit or taxi;

• Stay overnight.

Chilliwack RCMP is urging anyone who witnesses dangerous driving behaviour to contact police at 604-792-4611 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

RELATED: Alleged impaired driver crashed into parked truck

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