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Police investigating after driver crashes through fence into Lake Banook

A vehicle is pictured in Lake Banook in Dartmouth, N.S., on June 15, 2024. (Source: X/ihutchski) A vehicle is pictured in Lake Banook in Dartmouth, N.S., on June 15, 2024. (Source: X/ihutchski)

Police are investigating after a vehicle left the road and went into a lake in Dartmouth, N.S., Saturday morning.

Halifax Regional Police and HRM Fire & Emergency Service responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision in the 100 block of Prince Albert Road around 7:11 a.m.

Police say multiple callers reported a vehicle left the road, driving through a fence into Lake Banook.

All occupants exited the vehicle and no one was injured.

Officers say they located and arrested the driver at the scene.

A 22-year-old woman will appear in Dartmouth court on a later date and is facing the criminal charges of operation of a conveyance while impaired, said police.

Traffic was briefly blocked in both directions of Prince Albert Road while the vehicle was removed from Lake Banook.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call them at 902-490-5020 or Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-8477.

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