Suspected Impaired Man Drives Rental Car into River
A local man, 49, was arrested after driving a rental car into a river.
Kingston Police got a call around 9:00 p.m. Thursday about a vehicle driven at a high rate of speed into the Cataraqui River at the east end of John Counter Boulevard.
When Police arrived on scene Thursday evening, a soaking wet man was standing on John Counter and there was a fully submerged vehicle about 75 feet from the shoreline.
The man was arrested after failing a roadside alcohol screening test.
Police say he was had roughly one and a half times the legal limit of alcohol in his system.
The accused was charged with operating a vehicle with over 80 mg of alcohol.
The accused was later released on a Promise to Appear with a future court date.