No headlights on the highway leads to impaired charge for Mississauga driver: police

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Published November 30, 2023 at 9:32 am

An alleged impaired driver from Mississauga has been charged after police say he was stopped with no headlights on an Ontario highway. (Photo: The OPP Highway Safety Division)

Police have taken an alleged impaired driver from Mississauga off the road after they were stopped on an Ontario highway with no working headlights.

The traffic stop happened along Highway 407 on Wednesday, according to officers with the OPP Highway Safety Division.

Police say a 20-year-old male was stopped on the 407 with no working headlights or taillights, and that the driver was also impaired.

The 20-year-old man from Mississauga was hit with multiple charges and had his licence suspended for 90 days, while the vehicle was impounded for a week. A photo of the traffic stop shared by police shows a white pick-up truck loaded onto a tow truck.

Police have not released the name of the accused and are reminding drivers not to get behind the wheel if they consume alcohol or drugs.

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