24 Year Old Ditch Drunk Driver Arrested - Name Released

Source: Area OPP
Date: Wed May 22 02:11:44 MST 2019

(TOWNSHIP OF PUSLINCH, ON) - On Wednesday May 8th, 2019 at approximately 9:40 p.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a single vehicle collision at Wellington Road 34 at Watson Road South in the Township of Puslinch. Initial reports indicated that a dark coloured sedan had collided with a ditch at this location. Initial reports also suggested that the driver may be intoxicated.

Wellington County OPP responded and located the driver. While speaking with him, officers formed the opinion that he was impaired by alcohol. The driver was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

OPP attended the hospital where the driver provided breath samples.

Troy McCARTNEY, 24-years-old of Puslinch has been charged with Impaired Operation and Impaired Operation-80 Plus. A 90-day Administrative Driver's Licence Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute. He is scheduled to appear in Guelph Criminal Court on June 14th, 2019.

If you suspect someone is driving while their ability to operate a motor vehicle is impaired by drugs or alcohol, please call 911 immediately.


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