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B.C. bus driver carrying 35 passengers charged with impaired driving – BC

West Vancouver police say a driver accused of transporting 35 passengers on a industrial bus whereas he was impaired is going through prison prices.

The incident occurred round 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 5, whereas the bus was en route from Whistler to Vancouver, West Vancouver police mentioned in a media launch.

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In response to police, a passenger on the bus phoned police to report that the driving force appeared intoxicated and was driving erratically.

Officers stopped the bus close to Horseshoe Bay, detained the driving force, and took him to the police division to supply a breath pattern that resulted in a cost suggestion.

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Police mentioned Thursday that Craig Randle, a 65-year-old Delta resident, has now been charged with two impaired driving offences.

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Investigators thanked the alert passenger for reporting the incident, which they mentioned could have prevented a severe crash.

Anybody who sees somebody they imagine is driving whereas impaired ought to name 911, police mentioned.


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