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Impaired Driving Collision

October 5, 2019

Media Release  - Impaired Driving Collision


On October 4th at approximately 6:30pm police were called to the area of River St and Wellington St in Port Elgin concerning a minor motor vehicle collision.

Officers arrived on scene and determined that the at fault driver had struck a parked vehicle.  An officer had a conversation with the driver who was observed to display signs of alcohol consumption.  A roadside demand for breath samples was made.  A roadside breath test was administered resulting in a fail.

The male was arrested for impaired driving and transported to the station for a proper analysis to be made.

At the station the male provided two breath samples of 265 and 274 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood.

A 39 year old Port Elgin man has been charged with:

  1. Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration
  2. Careless Driving
  3. Novice Driver blood alcohol concentration above zero

He was released with a court date.


Media Relations Officer

Sergeant Andy Evans


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