Cantley woman, 47, arrested for impaired driving after cell phone app notified police of serious accident

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A 47-year-old Cantley woman was arrested and had her license suspended on Friday after a cellphone app alerted police to a car crash.

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Around 3:16 a.m., Gatineau police received a call via an app similar to OnStar roadside assistance, alerting them that a collision had just occurred near the Gatineau and Cantley boundaries.

The Gatineau police could not locate the vehicle, so they went to the address of the owner of the cellphone. Along the way, they found the vehicle seriously damaged after going off the road and overturning on Blondeau Road in Cantley.

There was no one at the scene of the rollover and officers asked for help from the MRC des Collines-de-l’Outaouais To obligate.

MRC officers attended to the address associated with the cellphone. There, the 47-year-old Cantley woman was arrested and taken to the police station for breathalyzer tests, which revealed her blood alcohol level was over the legal limit.

Her driver’s license has been suspended for 90 days and she will appear in court.

The woman had left her residence following an argument and wanted to calm down, police said. His vehicle is a total loss.

No one was injured in the incident.

Jennifer C. Burleigh