Driver Hospitalized in Owen Sound

Owen Sound Police say a driver is in hospital after being found in medical distress.

Police say they began getting calls around 6pm Saturday night about a possible impaired driver traveling eastbound on 10th St W from the sunset strip. The vehicle drove through several red lights in the downtown area.

The vehicle was also seen swerving into westbound traffic, clipping at least one vehicle. It also nearly hit a person who was shoveling snow.

When officers finally caught up with the vehicle, it was stuck in the snow in the centre median of the 10th St E extension.

Police noticed that the driver appeared to be experiencing a medical emergency and contacted EMS. The male driver was taken to hospital for treatment.

There is no additional word on his condition and his name is not being released.