Media Release. Monday, August 16, 2021.

Careless Driving

(Bradford, ON) A Richmond Hill man was charged with Careless Driving following a three-vehicle collision in Bradford that sent six people to hospital.
On Sunday, August 15, 2021, at approximately 9:00 p.m., the South Simcoe Police Service was called to a three-vehicle collision on Yonge Street near Line 9.
Upon arrival, police determined that a vehicle travelling westbound on Line 9 failed to stop at a stop sign and was struck by a vehicle travelling northbound on Yonge.
The second vehicle then collided with a southbound vehicle. Six people from two of the vehicles were transported to hospital with injuries believed to be non-life-threatening. As a result of the investigation, 24-year-old Anthony Santagada of Richmond Hill was charged with Careless Driving.

Impaired Driving

(Innisfil, ON) On Friday, August 13, 2021, at approximately 9:00 a.m., the South Simcoe Police Service was called regarding a suspected impaired driver in Innisfil.
Police located the vehicle in the Innisfil Beach Road and Webster Avenue area and the driver was arrested. As a result of the investigation, 52-year-old Cesare D’Aversa of Innisfil was charged with Operation While Impaired, Operation While Impaired – Excess Blood Alcohol, Cannabis Readily Available and Fail to Have Insurance Card.
His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days. He was released with a future court date.

Impaired Driving

(Innisfil, ON) On Thursday, August 12, 2021, South Simcoe Police Service officers were dispatched to the area of County Road 89 and Sideroad 10 in Innisfil for a suspected impaired driver. Police located the vehicle in question and the driver was arrested. As a result of the investigation, 37-year-old Paul Burgoa of Innisfil was charged with Operation While Impaired and Operation While Impaired – Excess Blood Alcohol. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days. He was released with a future court date.

Thank you to the citizens who call to report suspected impaired drivers. You are playing an important role in helping us keep our communities safe. Impaired driving is the leading criminal cause of death and injury in Canada.

From Friday, August 13, 2021, to Monday, August 16, 2021, the South Simcoe Police Service responded to 205 calls for service.

 





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