OPP Police Press Releases South Huron

Philip ANDERSON – Drunk Driving

(SOUTH HURON, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a South Huron resident with an Impaired Driving offence following a two-vehicle collision on Wednesday February 28th, 2024. 

On February 28th, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Huron County OPP officers were dispatched to a report of a collision involving two vehicles on Main Street North in the Town of Exeter, Municipality of South Huron.

Police attended the scene and determined that the at-fault driver had consumed alcohol prior to driving. A demand was made by police for a sample of the driver’s breath into the roadside screening device, which resulted in a failure. The driver was subsequently placed under arrest for Impaired Operation and taken into custody. The driver was transported to the Huron OPP detachment in Clinton for further breath tests with an OPP qualified breath technician.

Philip ANDERSON, 66 years of age from South Huron has been charged with:

–      Operation while Impaired – Over 80.

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 has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for March 25th, 2024, at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.