Police arrested a total of seven motorists were arrested for impaired driving between Friday night (December 7th) and early Sunday morning (December 9th).

A police spokesman said: “Five impaired drivers were arrested at road sobriety checkpoints from Friday night until early Saturday morning. Another two impaired drivers were arrested at road sobriety checkpoints from Saturday night until early Sunday morning.

The main objectives of the road sobriety checkpoints, usually conducted by Roads Policing Unit officers, are to help make the roads safer and ultimately save lives.

While there are no road sobriety checkpoints scheduled for this coming weekend, members of the public are urged not to drive or ride under the influence as police officers conducting their regular patrols will be on the lookout for any offences, including impaired driving.”

Meanwhile, police report no injuries following a two care collision on Somerset Road in Sandys Parish around 7:20pm on Friday, December 7th .

A spokesman said: “It now appears that a car driven in the eastbound lane of Somerset Road (Scaur Hill area) collided with another car being driven out of Lantana Road.

The eastbound car then struck a wall and went over an embankment. Both vehicles and the wall were damaged. However, there were no reported injuries.

Traffic diversions were in effect for approximately an hour and a half until the damaged cars were towed away.”

Inquiries continue and any witnesses are asked to contact the main police telephone number 295-0011.