Brandon DUI Ends With Vehicle In River

BRANDON, MB. — A young Brandon man is facing charges after allegedly driving into the Assiniboine River.

It happened around 12:50am Wednesday.

Brandon police say three men reported in-person they were driving northbound on 65th Street East.

The vehicle left the road and ended up in the water.

A 21-year-old man who admitted he was driving showed signs of impairment.

He provided two breath samples, both of which failed a blood alcohol test.

The accused has been charged with Impaired Driving and Drive Over .08.

He was released on a promise to appear in court on October 16th.

—Andrew McCrea, MyToba News

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Andrew McCrea is a hard news junkie with a passion for crime reporting. He studied business, media production, and journalism at Red River College earning two diplomas. McCrea also loves cinema, creative writing, and programming websites and software.
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