Man arrested for impaired driving after friend stops him from driving away from restaurant
(Terry Kelly / CTV Kitchener)
KITCHENER -- A Guelph man has been arrested after his friend reportedly stopped him from driving away from a restaurant while impaired.
Police in Guelph said they were called to a fight in progress outside a restaurant near Clair Road West and Gordon Street.
According to a news release, an intoxicated man left a restaurant, got into his vehicle and started to drive away. His friend tried to stop him, and a fight broke out.
No one was hurt.
When officers arrived, they spoke to the driver and arrested him.
The 32-year-old man, who police did not publicly name, was charged with operation while impaired and operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration.
He's due in court on Nov. 17.