Minor injuries to driver in a dramatic crash in Penetanguishene

Motorist charged with impaired driving

A motorist is lucky to be seeing the light of day following a dramatic crash in Penetanguishene.

Image provided – Southern Georgian Bay OPP

OPP was called to a collision on Champlain Road in the area of Military Road shortly after 4:30 Tuesday morning where they found a destroyed pickup truck and a broken telephone pole. Police say the driver was displaying signs of impairment. He was arrested and taken to the detachment to provide breath samples.

Image provided – Southern Georgian Bay OPP

A 24-year-old from Penetanguishene has been charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle, impaired driving, and operation of a vehicle with over 80 milligrams. His licence has been suspended for 90 days and his vehicle has been impounded for a week.

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