Driver charged for allegedly using case of beer as child's booster seat
Police say this case of beer was being used as a booster seat for a two year old. (@OPP_WR / Twitter)
Published Wednesday, July 10, 2019 3:03PM EDT
Last Updated Wednesday, July 10, 2019 4:24PM EDT
A driver has been charged after allegedly using a case of beer as a booster seat for a child in the car.
It happened on Tuesday on Perth Road 30 in Atwood.
Provincial police say the two-year-old child who was involved was not injured.
Though it may have technically boosted the child, the driver, a 22 year old from the Township of Wellington North, was charged with failing to ensure a child is properly seat-belted.
It also appears that the child had been seated in the front seat of the vehicle.
Wellington County OPP say that they then brought a proper child seat to the vehicle.
Family and children's services were also notified, a press release says.
The driver of the vehicle was not identified.
Children under 40 lbs need a child seat, while those under 80 lbs and under eight years old require a booster seat.