Lakeshore OPP Police Press Releases

Joseph NAGY – Drunk Driving

(LAKESHORE TOWNSHIP) – One person is charged with impaired driving following a single-vehicle crash in Tecumseh.

On July 8, 2024, at approximately 10:35 p.m., members of the Essex detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a collision involving a vehicle that struck the guardrail near a train crossing on Tecumseh Road and Bedell Street.

Essex-Windsor Emergency Medical Services transported the lone occupant of the vehicle to hospital in Windsor with non-life-threatening injuries. Tecumseh Fire and Rescue also assisted with the response.

Joseph NAGY, 57-years-old of Tecumseh is charged under the Criminal Code (CC) with:

  • Adult Operation while impaired-alcohol or drugs [(CC 320.14 (1)(a)]
  • Adult Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) [CC 320.14 (1)(b)]

The accused was released from custody and will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Windsor on July 25, 2024.

All rail traffic was halted at the scene to facilitate the investigation and removal of the disabled vehicle. The line was reopened to rail traffic just before 3 a.m.