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Drunk Suspended Driver Arrested After Serious Injury Collision

(ASHFIELD-COLBORNE-WAWANOSH, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers investigated a serious two-vehicle head-on motor vehicle collision that took place on November 15, south of Lucknow.

At approximately 7:30 p.m. on November 15, 2022, Huron County OPP, Huron County Paramedic Services, and the South Bruce Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle motor vehicle collision involving a pickup truck and a sport utility vehicle (SUV) on Lucknow Line just South of Lucknow.

Upon arrival, first responders located two heavily damaged vehicles. The drivers were both transported to hospital and one of the drivers sustained serious injuries.  

After a lengthy investigation, the Huron OPP has charged the following individual with several offences found in the Criminal Code of Canada, and Highway Traffic Act:

Jeffrey CHAPMAN, 50 years of age from Huron-Kinloss Township has been charged with:

–      Impaired Operation – Causing Bodily Harm,

–      Operation Over 80 – Causing Bodily Harm,

–      Operation While Prohibited x two counts,

–      Driving While Under Suspension x two counts.

The accused has appeared in the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich, and his matter is currently before the courts.

If any witnesses to the collision have not yet come forward, please do so by contacting the Huron OPP detachment at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 482-1677. 

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