Body recovered, man arrested after vehicle plunges into Lake Ontario near Oakville

Body recovered, man arrested after vehicle plunges into Lake Ontario near Oakville
Body recovered after car plunges into Lake Ontario, driver arrested
A body of a man has been recovered from Lake Ontario and a 22-year-old man is facing an impaired driving charge after his vehicle slammed through a barrier in Oakville early this morning.

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.

“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.

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​.

Divers from the service's marine unit brought the body to shore shortly before noon, nearly eight hours after the vehicle barrelled through a guard rail and became submerged in the water at the end of Maple Grove Drive and Lakeshore Road East. 

Video: Raw: Car removed from Lake Ontario in Oakville

Police continued to search the surrounding area for other occupants and located the body of a man on a shoreline about 600 metres from the crash scene around 12 p.m.

Vehicle in Lake Ontario leads to impaired driving charge

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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

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ABOVE: Halton Regional Police have laid charges against the driver of a vehicle that drove into Lake Ontario from a dead-end street in Oakville early Monday morning. Police continue to investigate to determine if other occupants were involved. Marianne Dimain has more.

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

They say that after officers arrived on the scene, they located a male and discovered a collision had occurred that ended with the vehicle entering Lake Ontario from a dead end street.

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.

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Police say they recovered a body from the shores of Lake Ontario after a vehicle drove into the water in Oakville, Ont., early Monday.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers said they discovered that a vehicle entered the body of water after 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 and a body has been recovered after a vehicle plummeted into Lake Ontario in Oakville overnight Monday.

After an hours-long search in the area of the incident, investigators said a body was recovered from Lake Ontario.

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

The body of a deceased male who was a passenger in the vehicle at the time of the collision has been located near the scene of the crash, Halton police said.

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

A male suspect was arrested in connection with the incident. As of Monday morning, he had been charged with impaired driving and refusing to take a breath test.

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

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

They say that after officers arrived on the scene, they located a male and discovered a collision had occurred that ended with the vehicle entering Lake Ontario from a dead end street.