On September 25, 2020 at approximately 1:48am, the Saugeen Shores Police Service was dispatched to a report of a single motor vehicle roll-over collision on Goderich Street in Port Elgin. Witnesses reported seeing a vehicle travelling northbound on Goderich Street at a high rate of speed and heard the vehicle crash.
The Saugeen Shores Police Service, Bruce County Ambulance and Saugeen Shores Fire arrived to find a 19-yr old Bruce County man trapped in a vehicle that had struck a business sign, causing the vehicle to roll a significant distance.
Saugeen Shores Fire conducted a difficult extraction of the male from the badly damaged vehicle and Bruce County Ambulance transported him to the Southampton Hospital for treatment. The male received minor injuries.
The 19-yr old Male is charged with Impaired Driving – over 80, and has been released with a future Court Date.
The collision remains under investigation.
The Saugeen Shores Police Service is asking anyone that witnessed the accident to contact the Saugeen Shores Police Service at 519.832.9200.