Impaired driver crashes her car


(ELLIOT LAKE, ON) – On June 2, 2019 at 2:20 p.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) members were called to a single motor vehicle crash on Highway 639, just south of Mississaugi Park in Raimbault Township, Ontario.


Upon police arrival, the lone female driver was spoken to and a strong odour of alcoholic beverage was detected emanating from her breath. She did not sustain any injuries. There were also numerous witnesses present who saw what happened. After police investigation, the female driver was arrested, driver’s license suspended, and the vehicle was towed and impounded.

Holly LANE, 40 years of age, from Elliot Lake, Ontario was charged with:

  • Operation while Impaired – alcohol and drugs, contrary to section 320.14(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC),
  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus), contrary to section 320.14(1)(b) of the CC,
  • Careless Driving, contrary to section 130(1) of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA).

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Elliot Lake, Ontario on July 9, 2019.

The OPP remind motorists that no amount of alcohol or drug is acceptable to consume and drive. Report impaired drivers. Should you observe a suspected impaired driver, please dial 911 or contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122.


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