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oppcruiser2Impaired driver charged with multiple offences after crash in Chatsworth.

On July 12, 2020 at 8:48 p.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police were dispatched to a single motor vehicle collision on Lundolder Drive in the Township of Chatsworth.

The driver had lost control of a grey car, went off the roadway and flipped on to the lawn of a nearby residence. The involved motor vehicle had no licence plates and did not have insurance. The driver was not injured.

The driver was arrested for being impaired while operating a motor vehicle and transported to Grey Bruce OPP detachment in Chatsworth for a breath test. The results of the breath test was over the legal limit of 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood.

Grey Bruce OPP have charged a 25 year-old from Chatsworth with the following offences:

operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol
operation of a motor vehicle while impaired - blood alcohol concentration over 80
dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
drive a motor vehicle with no licence
drive a motor vehicle with no licence plates
drive a motor vehicle without insurance

The accused had their drivers licence suspended for 90 days and the vehicle they were operating was towed and will be impounded for 7 days.

The accused has been released on an Undertaking and is scheduled to appear in Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on September 24, 2020.

Grey Bruce OPP also caught an impaired stunt driver on Highway 6 in South Bruce Peninsula.

On July 11, 2020 at 8:30 p.m. police stopped a southbound blue car for excessive speeding on Highway 6, near Limberlost Road, in South Bruce Peninsula. This vehicle was travelling over 175 kilometres per hour (km/h), more than twice the posted speed limit of 80 km/h.

While Officers were speaking with the driver, the accused showed signs of impairment and failed the approved roadside screening device test. The driver was arrested for being impaired while operating a motor vehicle and transported to Grey Bruce OPP detachment in Wiarton for a breath test. The results of the breath test was over twice the legal limit of 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood.

Police have charged a 60 year-old from Sarnia with the following offences:

operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol,
operation of a motor vehicle while impaired - blood alcohol concentration over 80
race a motor vehicle - 50 km/h or more over the posted speed limit

The accused had their drivers licence suspended for 90 days and the vehicle they were operating was towed and will be impounded for 7 days.

The accused has been released on an Undertaking and is scheduled to appear in Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on September 17, 2020.

source: media release, Grey Bruce OPP

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