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Impaired Driver Involved In Single-Vehicle Collision

On December 21, 2020 at 9:34 p.m., Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 26, near the 2nd Concession North, in the Municipality of Meaford.  

A driver in a sport utility vehicle had driven into the ditch.

Officers attended and spoke with this driver. The driver showed obvious signs of impairment and was arrested for impaired driving. The driver was transported to the Grey Bruce OPP detachment in Chatsworth for additional testing.  

The results of the breath test were over the legal limit of 80 milligrams per 100 millilitres of blood.

As a result of this investigation, Grey Bruce OPP have charged Nathan Park, 37 years-of-age, from Owen Sound with operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol, section 320.14(1)(a) Criminal Code of Canada (CCC) and operation while impaired with blood alcohol concentration 80 mgs or more, section 320.14(1)(b) CCC.

This driver was issued a 90 day drivers licence suspension and their vehicle was towed and will be impounded for seven days.

The accused must attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on February 18, 2021.


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