(MIDDLESEX, ON) - On April 24, 2020 at 04:30 a.m. members of the Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a fail to remain collision on HWY 402 at Glendon Drive, located in the Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc. The suspect vehicle fled the scene and was located a short time later by police where they soon learned that the driver's ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired.
The driver was placed under arrest at the scene and transported to the London OPP detachment for further tests
As a result of an investigation police have charged Gerald MILLS -age 65- of Georgina, ON with:
CC 320.16(1) Failure to stop after accident
CC 320.13(1) Dangerous operation
CC 320.14(1)(a) Operation while impaired
CC 320.14(1)(b) Operation while impaired - blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)
The accused has been released from police custody and is scheduled to appear in a London court room on June 3, 2020 to speak to the charges.
The Middlesex OPP would like to thank the outstanding members of the public who identified the high risks taken by this driver and did the right thing by contacting 911.
The OPP will continue to target impaired and aggressive drivers who put our roadways and communities at risk.
Citizens are encouraged to contact police immediately, if they witness or suspect an impaired driver. The OPP can be reached anytime, anywhere within the Province of Ontario at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) where you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.