A Coe Hill, Ont., man faces impaired driving charges following a crash in the Bancroft area earlier this month.
According to Bancroft OPP, around 3 a.m. on Aug. 2, officers responded to a single-vehicle rollover on Hwy. 620 in Wollaston Township.
Police determined that a vehicle left the roadway and then travelled back onto the roadway before rolling and landing on its roof. The driver was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
At the hospital, OPP placed the driver under arrest.
Easton Morrison, 19, was charged with:
- Operation while impaired — alcohol
- Operation while impaired — blood-alcohol concentration (80-plus)
- Novice driver — blood-alcohol concentration above zero
- Driving a motor vehicle without a validated permit
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 Bancroft on Aug. 25, OPP stated.