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Drunk Driver From Clinton Totals Pickup Truck

(CENTRAL HURON, ON) –  A resident of Clinton totalled his vehicle and is now facing Impaired Operation charges following a crash that took place this past weekend west of Clinton.

Just after 9:00 p.m. on Friday, March 19, 2021 Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Huron County Paramedic Services responded to a single vehicle crash on Bayfield Road near Parr Line.

The driver managed to escape serious injuries however his pickup truck was completely demolished after it rolled in the ditch. Once the driver was medically cleared he was taken into custody for impaired operation.

The driver was subsequently transported to the Huron OPP Detachment where he provided two samples of his breath to the qualified Intoxilizer Technician. Both samples were found to be above the legal limit. 

Michael STEPHEN, 31 years of age, from Clinton has been charged with Impaired Operation & Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration 80 Plus. The accused has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for April 12, 2021 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.

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