Impaired driving leads to single vehicle crash

CAYUGA — Haldimand OPP charged a 20-year-old driver with drinking and driving offences following a single vehicle collision at a Haldimand-Dunnville Townline Road in Cayuga.

On Sunday October 13, 2019 at 3:21 p.m., OPP responded to Haldimand-Dunnville Townline Road for a single vehicle collision.

There were no injuries to the driver or the three passengers as a result of the collision.

While speaking with the driver, it was determined they had alcohol in their system.

Police conducted a test on the driver which they failed and were subsequently arrested.

OPP investigation determined the vehicle was travelling north bound on Haldimand-Dunnville Townline Road when the driver lost control causing the vehicle to collide into the ditch.

Further tests determined the driver was nearly three time over the legal limit.

OPP has charged 20-year-old Silas ELLIOTT of St.Catharines with Driving a motor vehicle while impaired and Driving a motor vehicle with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood.

He is to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Cayuga at a later date to answer to the charges.

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