Officers from the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged a driver involved in a collision with impaired operation.
On October 16, 2022, at approximately 12:31 a.m., Caledon OPP and emergency crews responded to a three-vehicle collision on Mayfield Road near Coleraine Drive in the Town of Caledon. Injuries were minor in nature. During the initial investigation, it was determined that a driver had fled the scene on foot. With the assistance of OPP’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) as well as Peel Regional Police, the driver was located at a nearby storage yard. The driver was placed under arrest for impaired operation and transported to a nearby hospital for assessment and for breath tests to be conducted.
As a result of the investigation, Gursimran SINGH, 21, of Mississauga, was charged with:
• Operation while impaired – alcohol
• Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)
• Failure to stop after accident
• Public mischief
The involved vehicle was impounded for seven days, and the driver’s licence was suspended for a period of 90 days. The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville on December 29, 2022, to answer to the charges.
The OPP remains committed to taking alcohol/drug-impaired drivers off our roads through enforcement and public education. Drivers are reminded that no amount of alcohol or drugs in your system is safe when driving. If you suspect that someone is driving while impaired, it is important to call 9-1-1 to report it. Driving under the influence of either alcohol or drugs is a criminal offence.
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