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Impaired Driver Hits Parked Vehicles

(GODERICH, ON) – A resident of Goderich is facing criminal charges following a collision investigation that was conducted by Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) this past weekend.

At approximately 4:20 p.m. on Saturday, March 20, 2021 Huron County OPP officers and Huron County Paramedic Services responded to multi-vehicle crash that took place on Eldon Street in Goderich. The subsequent investigation revealed a pickup truck was travelling southbound on Eldon Street when it crossed the roadway and collided with three parked vehicles on the east side of the road. 

The driver was not injured in the crash however it was noted he was displaying several signs of impairment by a drug. As a result the driver was arrested for Impaired Operation and was subsequently transported to the Huron OPP Detachment for an evaluation conducted by a Drug Recognition Evaluator (DRE). The driver was ultimately deemed to be impaired by a drug.

Karl BRALL, 32 years of age from Goderich has been charged with Operation While Impaired, Refusal to Comply with Demand and Careless Driving. The accused is scheduled to attend court on May 3, 2021 to answer to the charges.

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