He ran, but didn’t hide 


A Chatham man faces several driving-related charges after someone drove off following a fender bender on Friday.

Chatham-Kent police responded to a two-vehicle motor vehicle collision in Chatham on Friday. One of the involved vehicles fled the scene with heavy front-end damage. Responding officers located the suspect vehicle; it had its airbags deployed and was leaking fluids as it was driving. 

The suspect parked at an apartment building and fled the vehicle, leaving it running. After a short period, the suspect returned to the vehicle and was identified.

A 26-year-old Chatham man was found to have a criminal driving prohibition and was arrested. Through investigation, the accused was further charged under the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act and Highway Traffic Act. 


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