3 separate crashes end with impaired charges for Brampton and Caledon drivers

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Published January 15, 2024 at 9:56 am

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Three separate crashes ended with impaired driving charges for Caledon and Brampton residents on the weekend.

All three crashes happened in Caledon on Saturday (Jan. 13) and Sunday, OPP said in a press release.

In the first incident, multiple vehicles collided on Kennedy Road south of Abbotside Road around 6:50 p.m. on Saturday, police said.

There were no serious injuries in the collision but police arrested one of the drivers.

Ankit Sharma, 29, of Caledon, was charged with driving while impaired by alcohol, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol over the legal limit, and failing to surrender their driver’s license, insurance and vehicle permit, OPP said.

Later in the evening, at approximately 11:28 p.m., a single motor vehicle collision was reported on The Gore Road north of King Street.

There were no serious injuries in the collision.

Pirasarna Aiyathurai, 41, of Brampton, has been charged with driving while impaired by alcohol,  and operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol over the legal limit, police said.

Finally, just after 3 a.m. on Sunday, officers again responded to a single motor vehicle collision.

The driver was transported to hospital with minor injuries.

Amrit Singh Shergill, 23, from Brampton, has been charged with driving while impaired by alcohol, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol over the legal limit, and failing to surrender a vehicle permit.

Each person has had their driver’s license suspended for 90 days and their vehicle impounded for seven days.

The accused are scheduled to appear in Orangeville Provincial Court in February 2024.

If you see a suspected impaired driver, please call 911. You can use your phone when calling 911 for an emergency without fear of being prosecuted for distracted driving.

Caledon OPP is requesting anyone who may have witnessed any of these collisions or who may have dash camera footage to please contact the Caledon OPP Detachment at (905) 584-2241 or toll-free at 1-888-310-1122.

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