21 Year Old From Gorrie Facing Drunk Driving Charge After Hitting Hydro Pole

(HOWICK, ON) – A Gorrie resident will be making a trip to court later this summer to answer to some charges following an investigation conducted by Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) this past weekend.

At approximately 11:18 p.m. on July 15, 2020 Huron County OPP, Huron County Paramedic Services and Howick Fire responded to a crash involving a car that struck a hydro pole on Martin Street in Gorrie.

Fortunately none of the occupants sustained serious injuries however upon speaking with the driver officers noted the driver had been drinking alcohol and was exhibiting signs of impairment.

She was placed under arrest for impaired operation and was transported to the Wellington North OPP Detachment for breath tests. She provided two samples to the Intoxilizer Technician and both samples were found to be over the legal limit.

Sara GRANT, 21 years of age from Gorrie has been charged with Impaired Operation, Impaired Operation – Blood Alcohol Concentration 80 Plus, Drive Motor Vehicle – No Licence, Drive Motor Vehicle with Open Container of Liquor and Drive Motor Vehicle with Cannabis Readily Available.

The accused has been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for August 24, 2020 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.

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