Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Kennedy Road at approximately 6:00 yesterday evening. The vehicle entered the ditch and rolled. The driver fled the scene on foot and was transported to Peterborough by a passing motorist. The driver was located at a local hospital while they were undergoing treatment for minor injuries and was found to be under the influence of alcohol.
Jamie BROWN (age 22) of Peterborough, Ontario was arrested and charged with:
• Operation while impaired-alcohol and drugs
This collision remains under investigation and further charges are pending.
The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough on May 25, 2021.
The Peterborough County OPP reminds motorists to plan ahead when consuming alcohol. Use a designated driver, cab, public transit, or stay overnight. Any amount of alcohol or drugs can impact your ability to make sound judgements.