Drunk Driver Given Two Year Prison Sentence – A 23-year-old man has been given two years in prison after a drunk driving accident that took the life of a 79-year-old man.

A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to two years in prison after taking the life of a 79-year-old man in June, 2008.

On the day of the incident, the driver had been drinking all night and morning and was well beyond the legal limit for driving. His car went over the centre line and crashed into the other man’s vehicle. This man died at the scene.

The driver panicked and fled the accident on foot.

His two year prison sentence will be followed by two years probation. He is also banned from driving for seven years.

He had pleaded guilty to impaired driving causing death and failing to remain at the scene of an accident after a collision.

Hamilton Woman Faces Impaired Driving Charges

A six-year-old-boy and his aunt are in stable condition after being seriously injured when their van hit a pole on Sunday, March 29th.

The 35-year-old aunt has been charged with impaired driving.

The van was driving westbound when it went off the road and struck a pole. The boy suffered critical injuries after being thrown from the van when it rolled into a ditch.

His aunt, who also received life-threatening injuries, was trapped inside the van until firefighters cut her free.

The aunt, who is the boy’s guardian, has been charged with impaired driving causing bodily harm and exceeding the speed limit. She will appear in court at a later date.

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Kensington Man Serves Jail Time for Drunk Driving

A 27-year-old Kensington man was sentenced to eight months in prison and 18 months probation after driving drunk and injuring a friend. He’s also not allowed to drive for two years.

The incident occurred last June when the man was driving 160 km/h in an 80 km/h zone and his car went off the road and into a ditch. His friend was tossed 10 metres from the car and suffered serious injuries. The driver’s blood alcohol level was found to be twice the legal limit.

The man was charged with dangerous driving causing bodily harm and impaired driving

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Drunk driver caught going 117 km/h near school

A 39-year-old Valley East woman is facing charges of stunt driving, impaired driving and blowing over the legal limit after she was arrested driving 117 km/h in a 60 km/h zone near Confederation Secondary School in Val Caron.

The woman admitted to speeding after being stopped by Greater Sudbury Police. She then offered a strange explanation, saying she was angry with a passing driver who splashed her car with water from a puddle, so she was “speeding up to give the girl the finger.”

The officer detected alcohol, and gave the woman a roadside-screening test, which she failed. The following breathalyzer test revealed she was at almost twice the legal limit.

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