A 22-year-old Iqaluit man is facing drinking and driving charges following a Nov. 3 incident in which a female pedestrian was struck.

The RCMP responded to the situation near the Tammaativvik boarding home. The woman was transported to the Qikiqtani General Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a truck hit her.

Colin Pugh-Doucet was charged with operating a vehicle while impaired and operating a vehicle while over the legal alcohol limit, according to the police.

Derek Neary

Derek Neary has been reporting on developments in the North for 18 years. When he's not writing for Nunavut News, he's working on Northern News Services' special publications such as Opportunities North,...

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