British Columbia

Drunk driver seen speeding through red lights had unsecured 5-year-old child in vehicle: police

A woman was arrested after reports came in late Tuesday night of a minivan running red lights at high speed.

Minivan was being driven on tire rims, Abbotsford police say

Abbotsford police have arrested a woman who they say was driving while impaired with a 5-year-old in the back of her minivan. (Abbotsford Police Department)

A 24-year-old woman arrested for impaired driving had a five-year-old child in the back of her minivan when she was pulled over late Tuesday night, according to Abbotsford police.

Calls about a vehicle running red lights at high speed came in at around 11 p.m. PT.

Officers pulled the woman over on Walker Crescent in central Abbotsford, where she failed a roadside breath test. 

Charges for impaired operation of a vehicle have been recommended. 

Police say the minivan was being driven on its tire rims.

The child, who was found unsecured in a booster seat, was handed over to the care of their father.