Ontario Provincial Police News Portal [GRENVILLE COUNTY (Kemptville)] Local Man Charged with Impaired After Collision 2016-01-12
Local Man Charged with Impaired After Collision(Kemptville, Ont.) – Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police have charged a local man with alcohol related charges involving a motor vehicle collision with injuries.
Shortly after 7:30 p.m. on January 11th, a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado pick-up was travelling westbound on County Road 16 approaching a controlled intersection at Rosebridge Road in Wolford Township. A 2014 Ford Fusion was travelling southbound on Rosebridge Road when it entered the intersection to turn east onto County Road 16. The Chevrolet Silverado entered into the eastbound lane striking the Ford Fusion.
The driver of the Ford Fusion, a 32 year old male from Ottawa was trapped in the vehicle and was extracted by the Merrickville-Wolford Fire Department. The driver was transported by ambulance and later air ambulance to the hospital with severe leg injuries.
The driver of the Chevrolet Silverado registered a “fail” on the roadside screening device and was arrested and transported to the hospital by ambulance with minor injuries.
Shawn Kevin HUGHES, age 47 of Kitley Township was charged with driving while impaired and causing bodily harm and exceeding 80 milligrams of alcohol and causing an accident with bodily harm. The accused is scheduled to appear in Kemptville Court on February 17th, 2016.