Motorcycle Crash Leads to Impaired Driving Charges in Erin

A 66-year old man from Fergus is facing impaired driving charges after crashing the motorcycle he was riding near Erin, Monday night.

At approximately 6 p.m. on August 4, 2017, Wellington County OPP responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision involving a motorcycle on County Road 124 near Second Line. When officers arrived at the scene, they recognized signs of potential alcohol consumption on the driver, so he was arrested and brought in for further testing. Police also found him to be in possession of marijuana.

As a result, the man has been charged with Impaired Driving and Drive Over 80, as well as Possession of Marijuana and two counts of Failure to Comply with Probation. His driver’s licence has been suspended for 90 days and his motorcycle impounded for seven days. He will appear in court in Guelph on October 6, 2017.

Photo Credit: OPP

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