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December 12, 2022

17 year-old driver from Southgate charged with stunt driving in Grey Highlands

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A driver has been charged in the Municipality of Grey Highlands with stunt driving.

On December 10, 2022, at approximately 8:25 pm, The Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting patrols on Toronto Street in the Municipality of Grey Highlands.

As the officer was approaching an intersection, the officer observed a pickup truck round the corner. The pickup truck began to accelerate aggressively, causing the rear end of the pickup truck to lose traction. The pickup truck then continued to accelerate at a high rate of speed. The officer then conducted a traffic stop on the motor vehicle.

As a result, a 17-year-old driver from the Township of Southgate has been charged with drive motor vehicle - perform stunt. The driver also faces a 30-day licence suspension, and their motor vehicle has been impounded for 14 days.

The accused is scheduled to appear at the Provincial Offences Court in Owen Sound at a later date.

 


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