Pedestrian Struck and Driver Arrested

On August 14th at 4:22pm officers responded to a pedestrian struck personal injury
collision on Huron Street in Southampton.

A 62 year old female was crossing the road when a vehicle failed to yield and struck her.
She fell to the ground and sustained cuts to her arms and head.

When officers arrived on scene to investigate they detected an odour of an alcoholic
beverage on the breath of the driver. An officer made a roadside breath demand. A test
was administered resulting in a fail.

The driver was arrested and transported to the police station for further investigation.

Two breath samples were given to an Intoxilyzer technician resulting in a fail. A 67 year old Saugeen Shores woman has been charged with:

1. Operation while Impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)
2. Dangerous Driving

She was released with a court date, her driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days and
her vehicle was impounded for seven days.

The pedestrian was released from the hospital after being treated for her injuries.