Alleged impaired driver ends up in Lake Ontario near Oakville

Alleged impaired driver ends up in Lake Ontario near Oakville
Vehicle drives into Lake Ontario in Oakville; man in custody
A 22-year-old man is facing an impaired driving charge after he allegedly slammed his vehicle through a barrier, plunging it into Lake Ontario in Oakville.

Halton regional police were called to the area of Maple Grove Drive and Lakeshore Road East around 3 a.m. Monday after receiving a report of a person knocking on doors.

Just can’t understand why people are still doing this. And we all pay for it with our increasing insurance rates. Shaking my head. Maybe we should require anybody convicted of impaired driving to do community service by first publicly apologizing and expaining why he/she did it, then spending time speaking to high school kids about the dangers of being impaired.

Driver arrested for impaired after car plunges into Lake Ontario – 680 NEWS

“Officers were called to a report of a male banging on a residence. Upon attending, they found the male who was soaking wet at the back of a residence,” Det.-Const. Martin Dick said at the scene.

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Driver charged with impaired driving after vehicle plunged into Lake Ontario

The driver had managed to get out of the vehicle and then started to knock on doors in the area. He was then arrested. The man also faces a charge of refusing to provide a breath sample​.

Alleged drunk driver gets surprise bath when he crashes car into Lake Ontario on Maple Grove Drive in Oakville. Car went thru steel barricade/over rocks/landing upside down in water. Driver got out & soaking wet started knocking on doors. Hes in custody. pic.twitter.com/0CaWn4fUbR

Vehicle drives into Lake Ontario in Oakville; one person in custody

Dick said no other occupants were found in the vehicle but that they are still searching the surrounding area.

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Vehicle in Lake Ontario leads to impaired driving charge

Alleged drunk driver gets surprise bath when he crashes car into Lake Ontario on Maple Grove Drive in Oakville. Car went thru steel barricade/over rocks/landing upside down in water. Driver got out & soaking wet started knocking on doors. Hes in custody. pic.twitter.com/0CaWn4fUbR

The vehicle barrelled through a guard rail and entered the water at the end of Maple Grove Drive and Lakeshore Road East around 3 a.m., say police. 

Impaired driving charges laid after vehicle enters Lake Ontario near Oakville

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The driver of a vehicle that plunged into Lake Ontario in Oakville early Monday has been charged with impaired driving, Halton police say. 

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Upon arrival at the scene, officers said they discovered that a vehicle entered the body of water, crashing through a metal barrier at the dead end of Maple Grove Drive.

A 22-year-old man has been taken into custody on suspicion of drunk driving after a vehicle plummeted into Lake Ontario in Oakville overnight Monday.

Just after 3 a.m., police said they were called to the area of Maple Grove Drive and Lakeshore Road East to investigate a report of a person knocking on doors.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers said they discovered that a vehicle entered the body of water, crashing through a metal barrier at the dead end of Maple Grove Drive.

After arriving onscene police say the officers located a male and discovered a collision had occurred that resulted in a vehicle entering Lake Ontario from a dead end street.

Officials said they are continuing to search the area to determine whether or not there were any other occupants inside the vehicle at the time of the incident.

Police say a person was arrested for impaired driving and that search and rescue efforts are continuing for any other possible occupants of the submerged vehicle.

A male suspect was arrested in connection with the incident shortly after. He has been charged with impaired driving and refusing to take a breath test.

A vehicle plummeted into Lake Ontario overnight on Nov. 5, 2018, according to Halton Regional Police.

Police on scene of a collision on Maple Grove Dr, Oakville. A vehicle has crashed through barriers at the dead end of the road and entered Lake Ontario. Police have one party in custody for impaired driving and are searching the area for any other possible occupants.^jd