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18 Year Old Drunk Driver Facing Numerous Charges Following Head On Collision - Luke FORBES

Source: Area OPP
Date: Tue Feb 5 03:32:56 MST 2019

(HURON EAST, ON) - Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged an 18-year-old from Central Huron with several offences following a two-vehicle head on crash that took place last week near Walton.

At approximately 4:10 p.m. on January 31, 2019 Huron County OPP officers and Huron County Paramedic Services responded to a crash scene located on North Line just south of Walton. Upon arrival officers located two heavily damaged vehicles with one occupant in each.

The subsequent investigation revealed the driver of a southbound passenger vehicle crossed the center line and collided head on with a northbound passenger vehicle. The drivers of each vehicle were transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Upon speaking with the driver of the southbound vehicle police noted the driver had been drinking and was displaying physical signs of impairment.

As a result he was placed under arrest for Impaired Driving Causing Bodily Harm. He subsequently provided two samples of his breath to a qualified Intoxilizer Technician and both of his samples registered over the legal limit.

Luke FORBES, 18 years of age from Central Huron has been charged with Operation While Impaired Causing Bodily Harm, Impaired Operation - Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) 80 Plus, Careless Driving, Novice Driver BAC Above Zero, Young Driver BAC Above Zero, Person Under 19 years Consuming Alcohol and Person Under 19 years Having Alcohol He has since been released from custody with an upcoming court date scheduled for March 4, 2019 at the Ontario Court of Justice - Goderich. His vehicle was impounded for seven days and his licence has been suspended for an automatic 90 days.

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