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Collision sparks drunk driving investigation

Police are investigating whether the driver of a pickup truck was impaired by alcohol at the time he collided with a sport utility vehicle at the intersection of Foothills Boulevard and Chief Lake Road midday Saturday.
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Police are investigating whether the driver of a pickup truck was impaired by alcohol at the time he collided with a sport utility vehicle at the intersection of Foothills Boulevard and Chief Lake Road midday Saturday.

A man and a child in the SUV were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, and the scene was closed for about three hours to allow police to collect evidence.

The pickup truck's driver, a 38-year-old Prince George man, was taken into custody and later released on a promise to appear in court at a future date. His name was not released.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300.