(QUINTE WEST, ON) On May 10, 2018 at approximately 10:18 P.M. officers from the Quinte West Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended Gallivan Road, in the City of Quinte West for a single motor vehicle collision.
The driver of the motor vehicle involved in the crash fled the scene on foot into the bush. OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) and OPP K9 responded to the incident assisting in locating and arresting the driver.
Tyler Jay HATCHER, a 22 year old male from Quinte West, was arrested and charged with:
Driving While Ability Impaired S. 253(1)(a) CCC
Driving with more than 80 mgs of Alcohol in Blood S. 253(1)(b) CCC
Fail to Stop at Scene of Accident S. 252(1.1) CCC
HATCHER is scheduled to appear in Provincial court on May 24, 2018 at 15 Bridge Street West, Belleville, Ontario.
The Quinte West OPP is committed to reducing impaired driving throughout the city during the month of May as part of their focus patrol program. Your help is requested in assisting with this initiative; if you suspect a driver is impaired contact the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) at 1-888-310-1122.