ATVer charged with impaired driving

RCMP say a man was drunk when he crashed his all-terrain vehicle in Big Bras d'Or, N.S.

RCMP say a man was drunk when he crashed his all-terrain vehicle in Big Bras d'Or, N.S.

A 50-year-old man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after RCMP responded to a 911 call of an ATV crash.

RCMP said the driver was going down old Route 5 when he lost control. The ATV crashed, pinning the man underneath.

Paramedics treated the man at the scene.

The man is facing charges of impaired driving, refusing a breathalyzer test and breach of probation, as well charges under the provincial Motor Vehicle Act and Off-highways Vehicles Act.

He is due in provincial court in October.