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Truck driver faces charges after allegedly striking six cars, dragging two under trailer


Canadian police charged a semi truck driver after he allegedly crashed into several parked cars on Wednesday.

The incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. on September 6 in Halifax.

According to Halifax Regional Police (HPP), a 35 year old semi truck driver struck several parked cars in the 5000 block of Hanover Street, “causing extensive damage.”

When police arrived on the scene, they determined that the truck driver was impaired and arrested him without incident.

No injuries were reported.

HPD says that the truck driver is facing charges of driving a conveyance while impaired, operating a conveyance with a blood alcohol concentration over 80mg% and dangerous operation of a conveyance.

SaltWire reports that witnesses said that two cars became stuck under the truck’s trailer and that the truck continued up an incline, dragging the two cars and then striking four others, pushing at least one vehicle into a power pole.


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