Driver in ditch nabbed for drinking

Central Saanich woman's driver's licence suspended after cops find her car crashed in ditch

A Central Saanich woman lost her licence early Saturday morning.

Central Saanich police were called out to the 1600 block of Stelly’s X Road around 4 a.m. on Saturday, March 10 for a call of a car in the ditch. When they arrived, officers discovered a woman in the driver’s seat of the car that was rendered undriveable.

With a smell of alcohol evident, the woman was given a roadside breath test. She failed and was taken to the detachment where she failed twice more.

Her vehicle was impounded and the woman was issued a 24 hour suspension and a driving prohibition.