Impaired Driver Charged After Collision

Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on County Road 2 at approximately 7:45pm yesterday evening. The complainant reported that a pickup truck rolled into a field after leaving the roadway. The driver was not injured but was found to be under the influence of alcohol.

Clayton SORENSEN (age 40) of Hastings, Ontario was arrested and charged with:

• Operation while impaired-alcohol and drugs

• Operation while impaired-blood alcohol concentration-80 plus

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough on October 21, 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.

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