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Prohibited driver crashes SUV into tree on Southlawn Drive in Peterborough: police

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A driver faces multiple charges after crashing a vehicle into a tree on a lawn of a residence on Southlawn Drive in Peterborough on Thursday night – Jul 29, 2022

A driver faces multiple charges following a crash into a tree in Peterborough’s southeast end on Thursday night.

Around 9:30 p.m., emergency crews responded to reports of a SUV that had struck a tree on the lawn of a residence on Southlawn Drive.

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According to the Peterborough Police Service, the male driver and a female passenger were both treated at the scene by paramedics with minor injuries and taken to hospital as a precaution.

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Police determined the driver was currently prohibited from operating a motor vehicle.

He was charged with operating a motor vehicle while prohibited, driving while under suspension, careless driving and operating a motor vehicle without insurance.

The accused was released on an appearance notice for court in Peterborough on Aug. 18, police said Friday.

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