St. Patrick’s Day Drinking a Factor in Three Moncton Accidents

St. Patrick’s Day drinking is being blamed for three vehicle accidents in Moncton overnight on Friday. A 30-year-old woman was charged with impaired driving after her vehicle struck a number of parked vehicles in Albert Street around 9:30pm. Around 1:30am Saturday morning Police responded to a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Cloverdale Road and Gunningsville Bridge in Riverview. A woman in her twenties driving one the vehicles was charged with impaired driving. Shortly before 3am a 37-year-old woman was charged with impaired driving after striking a pedestrian in crosswalk at Church and George Streets. The pedestrian suffered minor injuries.