Impaired ATV Driver Charged - KARAISKOS

Source: Area OPP
Date: Tue Oct 20 04:12:45 MST 2020

(GREY HIGHLANDS, ON) - On October 17, 2020 at 3:22 p.m., Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a single All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) rollover collision on Sideroad 13B, in the Municipality of Grey Highlands.

OPP officers were assisted at the scene by Grey County Emergency Medical Services.

The driver lost control and the ATV rolled over, causing both the driver and passenger to be ejected from the ATV. The passenger was transported via ambulance to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver failed a roadside screening test and was arrested for impaired operation of a motor vehicle. They were transported to the Grey Bruce OPP detachment in Markdale for a breath test.

As a result of this investigation, Grey Bruce OPP have charged Christopher KARAISKOS, 24 years-of-age, from North York, ON with operation of a motor vehicle while impaired, causing bodily harm, section 320.14(2) Criminal Code of Canada (CC) and operation of a motor vehicle while impaired - blood alcohol concentration, 80 milligrams or more, section 320.14(a)(b) CC.

The accused had their drivers licence suspended for 90 days and the involved ATV was towed and will be impounded for seven days.

The accused was released on an Undertaking and is required to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on November 26, 2020.

Anyone with information that can assist Grey Bruce OPP with this investigation, call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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