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Guelph Police Reports - April 07, 2014

Web posted on April 07, 2014

Impaired driver arrested

On April 4, 2014 at 10:48 p.m., the Guelph Police received a call about an erratic driver in the downtown area. Police located the vehicle and a traffic stop was conducted. The male driver was spoken to and determined to be impaired and subsequently arrested.

Phillip MILLER, 26 years of Waterloo has been charged with impaired driving and drive over 80 mg. He will appear in court on April 25, 2014.

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Collision

On April 6, 2014, at 3:40 p.m., the Guelph Police went to MacDonell Street and Wellington Street to investigate a collision. It is alleged that a 46-year-old Guelph male, operating a 2001 Toyota van, was travelling westbound on Macdonell Street.

As the Toyota entered into the intersection at Wellington Street it struck a 2011 Dodge van, being operated by a 47-year-old Tecumseh male. The collision caused the Dodge to rotate and flip onto its right side. A 12-year-old passenger was able to crawl out of a window in the Dodge to exit the vehicle.

The driver and front passenger, a 42-year-old Tecumseh female were trapped and unable to exit the vehicle. The Guelph Fire Department extricated the driver and front passenger from the overturned Dodge.

The intersection was closed for 90 minutes while Guelph Fire extricated the two people and police investigated.

All occupants of the Dodge were transported to the Guelph General Hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the Toyota was not injured. Both vehicles sustained extensive damage with an approximate value of $15,000.

Luckily, the three passengers in the Dodge were wearing their seatbelts which prevented serious injuries. Witnesses are asked to call Cst Matt Jotham, 519-824-1212, extension #7434.

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Speeder charged

On April 6, 2014, a member of Traffic Services was monitoring speeds of motor vehicles with a laser speed detection instrument on Edinburgh Road South near Oriole Crescent.

At 3:40 p.m., a 23-year-old Guelph male was clocked travelling 96 km/hr in the 50 km/hr zone. The male received a Provincial Offence Notice for speeding with a fine of $341 and four demerit points.


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