West Vancouver Const. Jeff Palmer says 47-year-old Victor Joseph Cunha is also accused of driving with a blood-alcohol limit above the legal limit when he was arrested last November.
Palmer says a police investigation resulted in charges being recommended against Cunha, who was off-duty when the single-vehicle crash occurred.
The RCMP says Cunha is a sergeant and is posted to the explosives disposal unit, although he is not currently operational.
Cunha is scheduled to make his first court appearance in North Vancouver on June 26.
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