UPDATE ON THE HIT AND RUN DRIVER HITS BABY STROLLER
The Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has completed the investigation into a reported collision that involved a motor vehicle and a mother pushing her baby in a stroller.
On December 6, 2016, at 1:49 p.m., police received a report that a mother and her 5 month old infant were walking east on the north side of Clothier Street when a motor vehicle described as a black sedan exited the parking lot beside Benson Automotive and struck the stroller as it turned onto Clothier Street East. Initial reports suggested that a male driver backed up, drove around the pedestrians and left the scene.
As a result of the investigation that followed, the OPP have determined that there was no collision between a fail to remain motor vehicle, the baby stroller and the person pushing the stroller.
A 24 years old female of Kemptville, Ontario has been charged with Public Mischief. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice located in Kemptville on February 1, 2017.
Between December 5 and December, the Kemptville Office of North Grenville Ontario Provincial Police investigated 100 general occurrences: 32 Kemptville, 49 Municipality of North Grenville, 7 Village of Merrickville – Wolford and 12 on Highway 416.
Shortly after 7:30 p.m. on December 11th, Grenville County OPP was dispatched to a fail to remain collision on County Road 43, North Grenville. A Volkswagen Jetta was rear-ended by a Chevrolet Impala. The male Chevrolet driver did not remain at the scene.
A second call to the OPP, advised that the same Chevrolet Impala had just struck a sign on County Road 43 at Colonnade Drive, in the roundabout. The male got out of the vehicle and walked away from the scene. The driver was located and arrested for failing to remain at a collision and impaired driving. The 33-year old male of Kemptville is charged with Driving while ability impaired- motor vehicle (alcohol), Driving with more than 80 mgs. of alcohol in blood, Driving while under suspension, and Fail to remain.
The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice on January 4, 2017.
Anyone with information on the above occurrence is asked to call Grenville County O.P.P. Communication Centre at 1-888-310-1122, the Kemptville Detachment at 613-258-3441 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-(TIPS) 8477 or submit your tip on-line at www.tipsubmit.com. Crime Stoppers does not want your name, you don’t go to court, and you could earn cash reward.