Windsor man faces drunk driving charges after two-vehicle crash
Published Thursday, December 17, 2020 9:21AM EST
A Chatham-Kent police truck in Chatham, Ont., on Oct. 3, 2018. (Chris Campbell / CTV Windsor)
WINDSOR, ONT. -- A 20-year-old Windsor man has been charged with impaired driving after a two-vehicle crash in Chatham.
Chatham-Kent police were called to the collision at the intersection of McNaughton Avenue and Sandy Street around 9:30p.m. on Wednesday.
Through investigation, police suspected that the driver at fault was driving while under the influence of alcohol. Officers say a roadside breath test was administered and the man failed.
The man was arrested and transported to police headquarters for further breath tests.
The Windsor man was charged with having a blood alcohol concentration exceeding the legal limit, being a novice driver while a blood alcohol concentration above zero and driving with alcohol readily available. He was released pending a future court date of Jan. 15, 2021.
His vehicle was towed from the scene and impounded for seven days as per the Vehicle Impoundment Program.