(NORTH MIDDLESEX, ON) – On May 9, 2023, at 9:46 p.m., members of the Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Middlesex-London Paramedic Service and North Middlesex fire, were dispatched to a single motor vehicle collision on Elm Tree Drive in North Middlesex.
Investigation revealed the vehicle left the roadway and collided with a hydro pole.
An Approved Screening Device (ASD) was utilized. The driver was arrested and transported to the Middlesex OPP detachment where further tests were administered.
As a result, Jason SUTHERLAND, a 51-year-old of North Middlesex, has been charged under the Criminal Code with:
· Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)
The accused has been released from police custody and is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice to speak to the charges on July 20, 2023.
The Middlesex OPP wants to remind the public that if you see anything suspicious or suspect an impaired driver you should contact the Ontario Provincial Police or your nearest police authority immediately.
The OPP can be reached anywhere in the Province of Ontario at 1-888-310-1122.