HALDIMAND – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Haldimand County Detachment has charged a 62-year-old individual with multiple offences including impaired driving following a collision on Highway 6 in Caledonia, Haldimand County, ON.
On Sunday, December 20, 2020, at 12:42 p.m., OPP was stationary on Highway 6 at Fifth Line when a vehicle travelling northbound on Highway 6 collided with a wooden road closure barricade sign and went past two OPP cruisers before continuing east bound on Fifth Line.
OPP stopped the vehicle and investigated.
While officers spoke with the driver, signs of impairment were detected and they were arrested.
Further investigation determined resulted in multiple additional charges against the driver.
OPP has charged 62-year-old Peter ROTH of Hamilton, ON with:
- Impaired operation of a motor vehicle
- Fail to remain at the scene of a collision
- Drive motor vehicle – no licence
- Drive a motor vehicle with an unsealed container of liquor
- Fail or refusal to comply with a breath demand
The individual had their drivers licences suspended for a minimum of 90 days and vehicle impounded.
The accused is to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cayuga at a later date to answer to the charges.