Driver of stolen vehicle speeds past OPP

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Grey Bruce OPP have laid charges after an incident overnight in Chatsworth Township. 

It was 12:40 Thursday morning when police watched as a car sped past them  on Highway 10, south of Grey Road 40 in Chatsworth. 

The vehicle was located a short time later involved in a collision with a ditch on concession Road 2.

The airbags in the vehicle had deployed and the occupants had left the collision scene. 

The driver was located on foot near an area residence and was arrested.

Two other males, passengers in the vehicle, were located walking on a nearby rail trail.

Grey Bruce OPP have charged the driver from Haldimand County with the following offences,

"     Operation while impaired by alcohol, section 320.14(1)(a) Criminal Code of Canada (CC)
"    Operation while impaired with blood alcohol concentration (80 plus), section 320.14(1)(b) CC
"    Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, section 320.13(1) CC
"    Possession Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000, section 355(a) CC

The accused was released on an Undertaking and is scheduled to appear in Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on May 28, 2020. 

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