Sidney/North Saanich RCMP are looking for witnesses relating to a crash on the weekend that involved a possible impaired driver.

Several people called police to report a black Ford pickup that was driving erratically on East Saanich Road on Saturday, June 16 at around 3:30 p.m.

The pickup struck a trailer, several signs and came to rest in a ditch against some trees on Canora Drive.

The male driver displayed some symptoms of impairment, so a drug recognition expert was called in to confirm whether drugs or alcohol played a factor in the crash.

Police said he refused to cooperate and was charged with Refusal to Comply with Demand, and Operating a vehicle while Impaired.

No one was injured in the incident.

Police seized what is believed to be illegal drugs were located which have been sent off for analysis to support a charge of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking.

Mounties thanked everyone who called in and are looking for further witnesses to support the charges.

If you witnessed this incident or have any information, you are urged to contact the Sidney / North Saanich RCMP Detachment, or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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