Drunk driver leads police on chase

CORNWALL – A driver led Cornwall police on a chase for a couple of city blocks around midnight Monday.

An officer tried to stop a truck around The Care Center (old general hospital) on Second Street just before midnight when the driver took off.

Const. Dan Cloutier told Cornwall Newswatch the pursuit lasted for a couple of city blocks before it ended near First Street and McConnell Avenue.

The driver was arrested and charged with dangerous driving, flight from police and impaired driving.

The area has been taped off Monday morning with police investigators taking pictures, a witness told CNW.

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