(GODERICH, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged an Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh Township resident with Impaired driving offences following a collision investigation on September 22nd, 2023.
Just after 5:10 p.m. on Friday, September 22nd, Huron County OPP officers responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a vehicle that had collided with a hydro pole on Oxford Street, near Huron Road in the Town of Goderich. The involved driver did not remain at the scene of the collision and was later located at the Goderich Hospital with minor injury. Police spoke the driver and made a demand for their breath sample using the roadside screening device which resulted in a failure. The investigating officer subsequently arrested the driver for Impaired Operation.
The accused then provided further breath samples before a qualified Intoxilyzer Breath Technician. Suitable breath samples were provided to police which resulted in readings over the legal limit.
Ronda BOGIE, 60 years of age from Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh Township has been charged with:
– Operation while Impaired – alcohol and drugs,
– Operation while Impaired – Over 80,
– Dangerous Operation.
The accused was additionally charged under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) for failing to remain at the scene of a collision.
The involved vehicle was towed and impounded for seven days, and the accused’ driver’s license was suspended for a period of 90 days.
The accused was released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for October 16th, 2023, at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.