Crash leads to impaired charge


Chatham-Kent OPP attribute the quick judgment of a Good Samaritan for a man facing impaired driving charges.

On Friday night, about 10:15 p.m., thanks to a report from the citizen, an officer found a vehicle that had left the westbound Highway 401 and crashed.

The driver was the lone occupant and was uninjured.

As a result of the investigation, a 43-year-old Port Lambton resident is charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs
  • Operation while impaired – blood concentration (80 plus)
  • Driver – fail to properly wear seat belt
  • Operate a motor vehicle without insurance
  • Drive motor vehicle, no currently validated permit

Fail to notify change of address – licence.


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