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18 Year Old Facing Impaired Charge After 2 Vehicle Collision

(PERTH EAST, ON) – On April 28, 2022, just before 8:00 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles at Perth Line 33 and Perth Road 107 in the Township of Perth East. 

One driver was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. None of the three occupants in the other vehicle were injured.  

While speaking with one driver at the scene, signs of impairment were detected. The driver was placed under arrest and was transported to a local police detachment for further testing. 

Darcy ILLMAN, 18, of Stratford, has been charged with the following:

– Dangerous operation 

– Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs

– Operation while impaired – blood concentration (80 plus)

A 90-day Administrative Driver’s License Suspension (A.D.L.S.) and a 7-day Vehicle Impoundment was initiated as per statute. The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges.

If you suspect someone is driving while their ability to operate a motor vehicle is impaired, either by drug or alcohol, call police at 911 to report it.