(THUNDER BAY, ON) - On July 3, 2018, at approximately 4:15pm, officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Shuniah Fire and Emergency Services and Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a single vehicle collision that occurred at the intersection of Lakeshore Drive and McKenzie Heights Road in the Municipality of Shuniah.
When officers arrived on scene, they observed a pick-up truck had collided with a hydro tower at the intersection of Lakeshore Drive and McKenzie Heights Road. The truck had rolled over onto its roof and the hydro tower had been knocked down and was lying across Lakeshore Drive. The driver was not injured.
While speaking with the driver, officers determined that the driver had been consuming alcohol. The driver was arrested and transported to detachment for further tests.
Geoffrey SULLIVAN, 50 years of age, from Thunder Bay, was arrested and charged with, Operate a Motor Vehicle with Over 80 mgs of Alcohol contrary to section 253(1)(b) of the Criminal Code.
He is to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Thunder Bay on August 24, 2018 to answer to the charge.