Crews respond to several crashes on the Pattullo Bridge Thursday.

Dramatic crashes shut down Pattullo

Woman suspected of drunk driving, veered into oncoming lane and smashed into about 30 other vehicles.



Police are considering drunk driving charges after a dramatic string of accidents on the Pattullo Bridge this week.

On Thursday at about 6 p.m., a Surrey woman was heading north on the bridge into New Westminster when she veered into the centre pylon dividers and collided with up to 30 vehicles heading south.

No one was hurt in the accident.

She continued northbound until she smashed into a concrete barrier.

Members of the New Westminster Police Department arrested the driver for impaired driving.

She was subsequently released with an administrative driving prohibition

The impaired driving investigation is on-going with the possibility of charges being forwarded to Crown Counsel.

 

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