Charges Laid in May Long Weekend Collision
(Innisfil, ON) A 24-year-old Thornton man has been charged with impaired driving-related offences and dangerous driving following a single-vehicle rollover collision in Innisfil on the Victoria Day long weekend.
The collision occurred at 5:00 p.m. on holiday Monday, May 20, 2019 on 10 Sideroad between 4th Line and 5th Line. A northbound Acura travelling at a high rate of speed lost control, struck a utility pole and then rolled several times before coming to a stop in a field. A 24-year-old Thornton man who was the sole occupant of the vehicle was transported to a Toronto trauma by Ornge Air Ambulance. He suffered life-altering injuries.
On Thursday, August 8, 2019, following a detailed investigation by the Traffic Unit, the man was charged with Impaired Operation, Over 80 and Dangerous Operation. He has a court date in September.
Impaired Driving/Over 80
(Innisfil, ON) South Simcoe Police Service officers have charged a 65-year-old Innisfil man with impaired driving-related offences following a single vehicle collision.
On Thursday, August 8, 2019, around 9:00 p.m., officers responded to Innisfil Beach Road near the 20th Sideroad where they located a Ford Fusion stopped diagonally across an eastbound lane. Witnesses who happened on the scene prior to police arrival said they stopped to offer assistance to the male driver. Police arrested the man after observing signs of impairment. He was transported to North Division where breath tests resulted in readings well over the legal limit. A 65-year-old Innisfil man was charged with Operation While Impaired and Over 80. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days. He did not require medical treatment.
Thank you to the citizens who saw this single vehicle collision, stopped to help and called police. Because of their actions, an impaired driver was apprehended and faces penalties including an immediate licence suspension, financial penalties, a possible criminal record and possible jail time.
On Thursday, August 8, 2019, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 88 calls for service.