A suspected drunk driver crashed on the back of a police officer waiting in a driving thru, Toronto police Det-Const. Scott Matthews tweeted Monday.
After the weekend collision, the driver blew nearly four times the legal limit, Matthews tweeted from the Toronto Police Traffic Services Unit. The driver was charged with weakened driving and faced with a minimum fine of $ 2,500. No more details were available.
The Toronto police arrested 16 people for weakened driving crimes between 9 am and 6 pm. 6 Friday and at. 6, Monday, Matthews also tweeted.
Friday at. 11.30, York Regional Police responded to an independent incident involving a suspected drunk driver in Richmond Hill.
Responding to reports of a collision on Hwy. 7 off-ramp at Bayview Ave., police discovered the suspect had been involved in two previous collisions.
The driver was behind the wheel of a silver Kia Forte and quickly headed west on Hwy. 7 when the car collided with another vehicle near Leslie St .. The driver fled the scene, police said in a press release Monday.
The driver crashed the car in another vehicle near Valleymede Dr. and fled the scene again, police said. Finally, the suspect continued along Hwy. 7, drive over the median on Bayview Ave. off-ramp and collided with a third vehicle before mounting the curbstones and stopping. The driver of the third vehicle was an eight month pregnant woman, police said. She suffered minor injuries.
Sunny Patel, 24, Richmond Hill is burdened with reduced operation, over 80 mg of alcohol, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, and two counters have to remain.
Twenty-one drivers were charged with offenses related to weakening in the York region last week, police said. And in the last year, the York police have posted more than 1,600 written down service charges.
Claire Floody is a breaking news reporter who works out of the star's radio room in Toronto. Follow her on Twitter: @claire_floody