Driver Charged After Fleeing Vehicle Crashes Into House

(Innisfil, ON) A 23-year-old Innisfil man is facing several charges after a fleeing vehicle crashed into a home in Cookstown.

On Friday, November 22, 2019, around 9:00 a.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer attempted to stop a vehicle travelling at a high rate on 5th Sideroad north of Highway 89 in Innisfil. A speed measurement was obtained of 136 km/h in a posted 80 zone. The vehicle failed to stop and a brief pursuit ensued but was quickly terminated for safety reasons. The suspect vehicle subsequently crashed into a house on Highway 89 in Cookstown. There were no injuries but the collision ruptured a gas line. The driver was arrested on scene.

As a result of investigation, a 23-year-old Innisfil man was charged with:

Speeding

Stunt Driving

Dangerous Driving

Flight From Police

The man’s licence was suspended for seven days and his vehicle impounded for seven days. He was released with a future court date.

On Thursday, November 21, 2019, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 73 calls for service.

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