Charges Laid After Car Hit Barrie Home

Barrie Man Facing Impaired Driving Charge

A Barrie man is facing charges after police say he got the boot from a restaurant and then hit a house.

Barrie Police say a 23-year-old man tried to get into a restaurant in the area of Mapleton Ave. and Marsellus Dr. around 8:00 Monday evening, but was turned away over concerns he was impaired. Staff called police when the man tried to get into his car and drive off.

The vehicle only traveled a short distance, according to police, before it lost control and hit a nearby home. The driver was found by police on scene, neither he nor the occupants of the home were injured in the incident.

The driver was charged with Dangerous and Impaired Driving.