A 28-year-old woman slapped with a 24-hour prohibition for drunk driving this weekend made the mistake of calling her even more impaired twin sister to pick her up, according to Burnaby RCMP.
Police had set up a check stop at McBride Boulevard and 10th Avenue early Saturday morning, according to spokesperson Cpl. Mike Kalanj.
At 4:56 a.m., officers stopped a woman who blew over the legal limit, he said.
She was given a 24-hour driving ban and called for someone to pick her up.
Her twin sister arrived on scene at 5:32 a.m., according to Kalanj, but she was found to be impaired too – even more impaired.
She blew over her sister’s blood-alcohol level and earned a three-day driving suspension, Kalanj said.
“Hard to believe this could happen,” he said.