Ditched Truck Results In Drunk Driving Charge in New Tecumseth

Man Allegedly Refused Breath Test

A New Tecumseth man is facing a few charges after a single vehicle crash.

Officers were called out to the crash Sunday, at the 7th Line and 20th Sideroad of New Tecumseth, arriving to find a pickup truck, hauling a trailer, that had run off the road into the ditch.

Speaking to the driver, police determined he’d been drinking, claiming he refused to take a breath test. The 28-year-old man was charged with Drunk Driving regardless, along with a charge of Refusal to Comply with Demand.