Police Briefs – August 01, 2017

A 25-year-old Windsor man has been charged with impaired driving after he was stopped by the OPP on Hwy. 401 early Tuesday morning.

Officers received a call about a possible drunk driver traveling eastbound near Queens Line around 1am.

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A 44-year-old truck driver from Brant County is facing impaired driving charges after causing the closure of the Hwy 401 Belle River Rd. off-ramp.

The tractor trailer left the roadway at the Essex County Rd. 27 off ramp around 11pm Monday night. No other vehicles were involved in the crash. The white tractor trailer had extensive damage as did the two guard rails that had been struck in the collision.

The driver was arrested on scene and charged with driving a motor vehicle while impaired.

The Belle River Rd. off-ramp was closed for around 30 minutes.