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Suspected impaired driver arrested after crashing both his mom and dad’s vehicles

A North Vancouver driver became well acquainted with local police on Thursday after being arrested for impaired driving twice in a three-hour span.

Furthermore, police say both vehicles belonged to his parents.

RCMP first received a report from a cyclist who saw an erratic driver crash into a parked car around 12:30 p.m.

Upon arriving on scene, officers administered a breathalyzer test, which the man failed.

Officer’s then impounded the car belonging to the man’s father for 30 days and seized his driver’s license.

However, that didn’t stop the man that police say is in his 30s.

In an episode of déjà vu, just 3 hours later, police received another report of an erratic driver who almost hit a cyclist, then crashed into a parked car.

The same officer attended the scene and found the same man behind the wheel, but this time the man was driving his mother’s car.

Following another assessment of his alcohol consumption, officers arrested him for impaired driving. His mom’s car was impounded for 7 days.

This guy should probably never go to Vegas, said Sgt. Peter DeVries, media spokesperson for the North Vancouver RCMP.

“It’s unbelievable. And sure, there is something comical about it but that humour has to pass quickly. He could have killed someone. Many other drunk drivers have. We need to keep these people off the road, and that's what we try to do every day.”



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