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Man faces impaired driving charges after truck crashes into backyard fence, tree in Ennismore

A Burlington, Ont., man faces impaired driving charges after his vehicle crashed into a tree in Selwyn Township on Monday night. Central Region OPP/Twitter

A Burlington, Ont. man faces impaired driving charges following a crash in Ennismore on Monday night.

According to Peterborough County OPP, around 9 p.m., officers were called to a reported single vehicle crash on Templetiny Crescent in the north end of Ennismore.

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“The complainant reported that a vehicle drove through their backyard fence and collided with a tree,” OPP stated.

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OPP say the pickup truck left the scene but was located in nearby Young’s Cove, about 5.5 kilometres southeast.

Police said the uninjured driver was impaired by alcohol.

William Melo, 35, of Burlington, was arrested and charged with operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs.

His driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

He was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Sept. 16.

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