LEEDS – Officers of the Grenville and Leeds Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped an impaired tractor-trailer driver after a traffic collision.
On June 12, 2018, at about 10:00 PM Grenville O.P.P officers were advised of a collision involving a tractor-trailer hitting a stationary occupied construction sign truck. The location was Highway 401 westbound in Augusta Township. Reports were that the driver had fled the scene leaving a passenger’s side door behind.
Leeds OPP officers located the transport and driver at westbound Mallorytown Service Centre and after further investigation, 31-year-old Kirandeep Singh DHALIWAL of Stoney Creek was arrested. He faces charges of Dangerous Driving Causing Bodily Harm, Failing to Stop at a Collision, and after he was found to have double the legal limit of alcohol in his system- Impaired Driving.
He has a court appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Division – Brockville on July 27, 2018, to answer to his charges.
The occupant of the sign truck suffered non-life threatening injuries.
The investigation continues.