Quesnel RCMP are reminding parents and students to think twice before drinking and driving following a single-vehicle collision Thursday morning.
Police say at 4:25am they responded to a single vehicle collision on Garner Road where a high school graduation party was taking place.
The 17-year-old male driver from Quesnel collided with the ditch near the party location. He was detained for impaired driving.
No one was seriously injured.
“This is a busy time of the year for graduation celebrations,” said RCMP Staff Sergeant Andrew Burton in a media release.
“Police would like to remind students and their parents to have a discussion about the risks and consequences of drinking and driving and make arrangements to get home safely.”
The investigation into the incident remains ongoing.