(PERTH SOUTH, ON) - Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Perth County Detachment were contacted shortly after 6:30 a.m., on July 18, 2018 following a single motor vehicle collision in the Township of Perth South.
The motor vehicle was travelling in the area of Perth Line 5 when it entered the ditch. Through investigation, it was determined that the operator of the vehicle was fifteen-years-old. A sixteen-year-old passenger was also in the vehicle at the time. No injuries were reported.
The driver was charged with careless driving, as well as driving without a licence. An investigation into this occurrence continues.
The youth cannot be identified under provisions of the Provincial Offences Act
"In addition to being an offence, operating a motor vehicle without a driver's licence places the public unnecessarily at risk. Thankfully, no one was injured in this incident." Provincial Constable Laura Brown, Community Safety/Media Relations, Perth County OPP.
The Perth County OPP thanks the public for their ongoing assistance with driving reports. Should you observe suspicious or concerning driving behaviour, pull over and call police immediately at 1-888-310-1122. For emergencies, dial 9-1-1.