Rollover near Castlegar leads to impaired charges

67-year-old Castlegar woman not seriously injured in rollover accident; facing impaired charges.

A 67-year-old Castlegar woman is facing impaired driving charges after rolling a vehicle on Thursday, Sept. 12 on Highway 3A about four kilometres northeast of Castlegar.

The woman was the sole occupant of the vehicle went it went into the ditch around 6:45 p.m. An RCMP press release noted that a member of the public observed the vehicle being driven erratically before the incident.

The driver was transported to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital with non life-threatening injuries and released the morning of Friday, Sept. 13.

The RCMP obtained blood samples from the driver for purposes of a toxicology analysis and she is expected to appear in Castlegar court on November 14, 2013.