Drunk Driver Flips Vehicle Near Benmiller

(ASHFIELD-COLBORNE-WAWANOSH, ON) – An early morning crash investigation near Benmiller last week has resulted in an Over 80 charge for a Hamilton resident.

On Friday, August 14, 2020 at approximately 9:26 a.m. Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Huron County Paramedic Services responded to single motor vehicle crash located on Londesboro Road east of Benmiller.

Upon arrival officers located an overturned vehicle in the southbound ditch. Upon speaking with the driver police noted the driver had been drinking alcohol so a roadside screening test was conducted. The driver completed the test and his test resulted in a fail. The driver was promptly placed under arrest and was transported to the Huron OPP Detachment for breath tests. Two breath samples were provided to the Intoxilizer Technician and both samples were analyzed to be over the legal limit.

Devin MADDEN, 27 years of age, from Hamilton has been charged with Impaired Operation – Blood Alcohol Concentration 80 Plus. He has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for October 5, 2020 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.

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