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Hit & Run In Wingham – Police Withhold Name Of Drinking Driver #EndPoliceCorruption

(NORTH HURON, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a young driver from Morris-Turnberry with three offences following a fail to remain collision in Wingham this past weekend. 

Shortly before 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2022 Huron OPP officers responded to a two-vehicle collision located at the intersection of Josephine Street and Victoria Street. Upon arrival officers learned the at-fault driver fled the scene leaving behind a licence plate from the suspect vehicle. 

Soon after officers attended the address of the licence plate owner and were able to locate and identify the driver. Upon speaking with the driver officers also noted she had been drinking alcohol. A breath test was later conducted and the driver registered a warning. 

A 21-year-old from Morris-Turnberry has been charged with:  Fail to Yield to Traffic on a Through Highway, Young Driver – BAC Above Zero, Fail to Remain and she was also served with a 3-Day Driver’s Licence Suspension. 

A court date has now been set for Provincial Offences Act Court in Goderich. 

Editor’s Note: Contact information for this press release is below. If you want to know why some people receive special treatment and have their names withheld, now’s your chance to find out directly from the OPP, if you don’t already know.

Contact:  Provincial Constable Jamie Stanley
E-mail:    [email protected]
Phone:    (519) 482-1677

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