August 22, 2019 4:56 pm
Updated: August 22, 2019 5:03 pm

Police arrest drug-impaired driver going wrong way on Highway 403 near Brantford

OPP arrested driver from London after he was spotted travelling Highway 403 on the wrong side of the road.

Don Mitchell / Global News

A 19-year-old from London has been arrested after driving his car the wrong way on Highway 403 near Brantford on Wednesday night.

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say they got a call from a civilian who saw the vehicle travelling eastbound in a westbound lane near Bishopsgate Road in Brant County around 11:15 p.m.

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After stopping the driver, officers say they believe he was under the influence of drugs and was subsequently arrested.

The driver, Andres Toth, is facing operation while impaired by a drug, and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, according to OPP.

The accused faces fines, jail time, and a driving prohibition.

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