Police say the white Dodge Ram on this image collided with the black Cadillac Escalade on March 29 simply north of Nelson. Photograph: Submitted

Castlegar lady dealing with impaired driving expenses after collision close to Nelson

The incident closed Freeway 3A on Monday

Police say a Castlegar lady might be charged with impaired driving after she was concerned in a collision that shut down Freeway 3A north of Nelson on Monday morning.

The accident simply after 9:45 a.m. occurred when a northbound white Dodge Ram pickup truck collided with a southbound black Cadillac Escalade, in response to a press release launched by RCMP.

A Nelson man in his 70s who was driving the Cadillac obtained non-life threatening accidents. His canine, who was additionally within the car, later died.

The 22-year-old Castlegar lady within the Dodge was additionally handled on the scene. Police say they found indicators of drug impairment, and that the lady now faces expenses pending additional investigation.

Witnesses of the crash are requested to name Nelson RCMP at 250-352-2156.

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