G2 Driver Intoxicated, has Car Impounded and License Suspended

Tuesday June 25, 2019 at approximately 3:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a motor vehicle collision on Golf Road.

A vehicle had been travelling down Golf Road when it left the roadway and struck a barn causing significant structural damage.

Information had been received that the driver may be impaired.

Community Patrol Officers attended to the scene where they located the collision and the male driver.

While dealing with the driver Officers observed signs impairment.

The driver was treated by Emergency Medical Services and transported to hospital with minor injuries.

The driver was arrested and was required to provide samples of his breath as required by law.

The accused samples were over two times the legal limit.

As a result of the investigation a 24 year old Burlington male is charged with Operation While Impaired and 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.

He is further charged with Blood Alcohol Concentration Over Zero under the Highway Traffic Act, while having a G2 license.

The accused’s licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.