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Hagersville man faces impaired and stolen property charges following ATV crash

OPP in Hagersville say an ATV driver faces a pair of charges after a crash on the Labour Day long weekend. Don Mitchell / Global News Ontario

Ontario Provincial Police have charged a 53-year-old Hagersville man with impaired driving and possession of stolen property after an ATV crash on Friday.

Police say the single-vehicle collision on Highway 6 in Hagersville took place around 5 p.m. on Friday. Emergency crews treated a 56-year-old woman for minor injuries and transported the male driver to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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Traffic investigators say the man was driving the ATV around a property in Haldimand County when he lost control, causing the ATV to roll over.

A sobriety test later determined the male driver was three times over the legal limit, police say.

Investigators later learned the ATV had been reported stolen from the Caledon area.

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The driver is now facing charges of possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 and impaired driving.

The accused is expected in a Cayuga courtroom at a later date.

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