Pictou County District RCMP were dispatched today, October 22 at 2:15 p.m., to a single-crash on East River East side Road.
When police arrived they noticed that the vehicle had been removed from the scene. Witnesses stated that they had observed the driver leave the scene walking down the road.
Police located and arrested the 18-year-old male driver in a field in the Springville area. He appeared in Pictou Provincial court and faces charges of driving without a license, leaving the scene of an accident, taking motor vehicle without consent and breach of conditional sentence. Police are continuing their investigation.