HALIFAX—A person is going through costs after a wild sequence of occasions on a busy Nova Scotia freeway, together with a automotive driving into on-coming visitors, at evening, with none lights on, after which hitting speeds of greater than 200 kilometres per hour.
The RCMP say officers had been known as about somebody driving dangerously in the neighborhood of Millbrook, Colchester Co. at about 1 a.m. Sunday.
When officers noticed the automobile in query – a Honda Civic – the automotive took off and drove onto Freeway 102 at Exit 13A.
With no lights on, police say the automotive went in to on-coming visitors, “narrowly lacking different automobiles,” in line with a RCMP assertion, earlier than getting off at Exit 13 in Truro Heights.
However the story doesn’t finish there.
The motive force allegedly refused to cease for police after which obtained again onto the freeway, heading in the direction of Halifax, and hit speeds of greater than 200 km/h, with none lights on nonetheless.
“Given the protection danger to different motorists, RCMP deployed a spike belt close to Stewiacke which resulted within the suspect automobile shedding one among its tires. Nonetheless, the suspect automobile continued to drive on its rim and turned off at Exit 10 in Shubenacadie the place the driving force tried to show round,” a police assertion acknowledged.
Lastly, police had been in a position to take the person into custody, though it’s alleged he resisted arrest.
A 41-year-old New Brunswick man was due in courtroom on Monday charged with harmful operation of a motorcar, operation of a motorcar whereas being pursued by police and resisting arrest.