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Two face charges after truck crashes into police cars

One of the two damaged RCMP vehicles (RCMP news release)

RCMP have arrested two men after a truck crashed into police cruisers and drove off.

East Hants District RCMP and Indian Brook RCMP were alerted to a possible impaired driver in Hardwood Lands.

When they arrived just after 4 p.m. Tuesday they say the driver of a Ford F-150 hit two police vehicles and caused considerable damage before fleeing the scene.

Officers followed the truck onto Highway 14, where police say it got caught on a dirt embankment and officers were able to arrests the suspects.

The driver, 52-year-old Steven Wade Nowe of Indian Brook, has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle over the legal limit, assaulting a peace officer with a weapon, use of a vehicle in the commission of an offence, operating a motor vehicle while being pursued by police, two counts of mischief over $5,000 and driving while prohibited.

A 22-year-old man from Indian Brook, who police say was a passenger, has been charged with assault with a weapon.

Police say they are still investigating the incident.

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