Motorist arrested for impaired driving after rollover crash

Windsor Police Service News Update
February 19, 2024
Case #: 24-19470
Motorist arrested for impaired driving after rollover crash

The Windsor Police Service has arrested a motorist for impaired driving following a rollover vehicle crash.

At approximately 5:30 p.m., officers were called to the 4800 block of County Road 17 for a report of a motor vehicle collision. Once on scene, officers learned that a motorist had attempted to pass multiple vehicles, lost control, and hit a gas metre, causing a natural gas leak. 

The motorist and three underage passengers were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

County Rd. 17 was closed between Baseline Rd. and North Talbot Rd. while police investigated the collision. Additionally, a residence was evacuated as Windsor Fire and Rescue Services worked to contain the gas leak.

The motorist, a 29-year-old male, will be charged with impaired operation of a conveyance. 

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Windsor Police Service Traffic Enforcement Unit at 519-945-9645, ext. 223. They can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at
For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4441.

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