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Impaired Driver Arrested While Fleeing Scene of Collision


Broadcast Time:    9:45am                        Date: November 15, 2023


A 39-year-old male was arrested for Impaired Driving after being caught running away from a collision scene.

On November 14, 2023, shortly after 11pm, Sarnia Police responded to a call from a concerned citizen that observed a single-vehicle collision in the area of Kimball Road and Plank Road. Several officers, along with the OPP canine unit contained the area and located the suspect as he ran away through farm fields.

The accused was transported to the Sarnia Police Service where he provided breath samples that determined his blood alcohol concentration to be twice the legal limit.

As a result of this investigation, Nathan Douglas Robertson of Sarnia was charged with Impaired Operation of a Conveyance and Operating a Conveyance with 80mg of Alcohol or More in 100ml of Blood. He was released from custody and will appear in court in Sarnia on the 20th of December 2023 to answer to the charges.

The Sarnia Police Service responds to reports of impaired driving with immediate priority. If you see or know of anyone driving while impaired, please call 911 right away to keep our roads and community safe.




Kent Jamieson    

Acting Staff Sergeant

Tel: 519-344-8861, extension 5271

Email: 221@police.sarnia.on.ca


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