(LEEDS, ON.) – Officers of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing an investigation involving an impaired driver who had been in a collision.
On August 24, 2018 at about 5:30 PM Leeds OPP officers were advised of a collision on County Road 29 near Toledo in Elizabethtown-Kitley Township. Investigation revealed that the driver left the roadway into the ditch. After further investigation the driver was arrested for Impaired Driving and Having More Than 80 Mgs of Alcohol in His Blood While Operating a Motor Vehicle. The driver also had a suspended drivers licence.
Two children, who were taken to hospital in Smiths Falls, sustained minor non-life threatening injuries.
Matthew WALSH, 36-years-old of Jasper has an upcoming court appearance scheduled for September 14, 2018 at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Division in Brockville. He will also answer to the Highway Traffic Act offence of Driving While Under Suspension.
The investigation continues.