East Algoma OPP Charge Victoria BC Male with Drive While Passenger not wearing seat belt


On July 17, 2016 shortly after 1 p.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was advised of a motor vehicle collision east of Desbarats, Ontario.  The motor vehicle had pulled over to the side of the highway and while being repositioned struck a small child who was exiting the motor vehicle.   The child sustained minor injuries.  

As a result of the investigation, David POTTIER, 71 years of age, from Victoria, British Columbia was charged with:

  • Drive while passenger under 16 fails to properly wear a seat belt, contrary to section 106(4)(a)(ii) of the Highway Traffic Act.

The driver was issued a Provincial Offences Notice.




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