One person is facing numerous Highway Traffic Act (HTA) charges after a single-vehicle collision on Colborne Street in Brant County early Sunday morning.
On Sunday June 11, 2023, at approximately 3:16 a.m., members from Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), County of Brant Fire Department and Brant-Brantford Paramedic Services responded to a collision on Colborne Street East near Shaver Road in the County of Brant.
It was determined that a motor vehicle left the roadway and struck a pole. There were no reported injuries.
A 22-year-old from Brantford has been charged with the following offences:
- Careless Driving,
- Novice driver – Blood Alcohol Concentration above zero,
- Class G1 licence holder – unaccompanied by qualified driver,
- Drive Motor Vehicle – No Licence and
- Drive with Seatbelt Assembly Removed.
Drivers are reminded that no amount of alcohol or drugs in your system is safe when driving.
The “zero-tolerance” sanctions under the Highway Traffic Act apply to young drivers under 21 years of age, novice drivers (Class G1, G2, M1 and M2) and drivers of vehicles requiring an A-F class licence, vehicles requiring a Commercial Vehicle Operator’s Registration (CVOR) and road building machines.