Driver Charged After Hitting Hydro Pole

(SAUGEEN FIRST NATION, ON) – On April 18, 2020 at 7:47 p.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a single motor vehicle collision on Bruce Road 13, south of Keewaydin Road on Territory of Saugeen First Nation. A (white) Sport Utility Vehicle left the roadway and struck a hydro pole.

OPP officers attended and the occupants of the vehicle had already left the collision scene. Police located the driver and a passenger, a short time later, in Southampton. No injuries were reported.

Grey Bruce OPP were assisted by Saugeen Shores Police Service during the investigation into the collision.

Grey Bruce OPP arrested and charged the driver, 24 year old, Jeffrey ELST from Waterloo with failure or refusal to comply with breath demand, section 320.15(1) Criminal Code of Canada (CC) and failure to stop after accident, section 320.16(1) CC.

The accused was released on an Appearance Notice and is required to appear in Ontario Court of Justice in Walkerton on June 10, 2020.

Anyone with information that can assist Grey Bruce OPP with this investigation, call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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