Alleged drunk driver crashes into hydro pole, then takes off
(Scott Miller / CTV London)
Published Tuesday, April 18, 2017 10:33AM EDT
A Mount Forest teen is facing a variety of charges after an alleged drunk driving crash in Arthur.
Wellington County OPP say the collision occurred around 12:30 a.m. Sunday on Smith Street.
A witness told police that a grey van was seen to lose control and hit a hydro pole, then drive off.
Police say they caught up with the van on Highway 6.
Its 18-year-old driver is facing charges relating to driving with an excess blood-alcohol level, failure to remain at the scene of a collision, and being a novice driver with a blood-alcohol level over zero.
No injuries were reported.