Fiery crash leads to charges against a 21-year-old Amherstburg man
Amherstburg police released this photo of a crash at Thomas Road and Alma Street in Amherstburg, Ont.
A 21-year-old Amherstburg man is facing impaired driving charges after a fiery crash that injured two people earlier this month.
The overnight crash took place on May 2 at the intersection of Thomas Road and Alma Street. Amherstburg police say the car left the road, crashed through a backyard fence and burst into flames.
The passenger of the vehicle remains in hospital with serious injuries.
The man has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm, exceeding 80 milligrams of blood alcohol content, causing an accident with bodily harm,
impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm.
His next court date is June 18.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Amherstburg police at 519-736-3622 or Windsor/Essex Crime Stoppers at 519-258-8477.