Pedestrian struck by impaired driver in hit-and-run crash in Caledon


Published April 17, 2024 at 11:21 am

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Police have laid charges against an alleged impaired driver after a pedestrian was stuck in a hit-and-run crash in Caledon.

The crash happened on Saturday when the OPP says a pedestrian was struck by the driver of a vehicle in Caledon.

Officers were called to the intersection of Kennedy Road and Dougall Avenue and found the pedestrian suffered minor injuries in the collision, the OPP said.

Police say the driver also failed to stop following the crash.

And while officers were on the scene they had reason to believe the 66-year-old driver from Caledon was impaired.

Police say the 66-year-old driver from Caledon was arrested and charged with multiple offences including failure to stop after accident, and operation while impaired – alcohol.

The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville on May 2 to answer to the charges. Police say the driver’s vehicle was impounded for seven days while their driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days.

Anyone with information about this incident can contact the Caledon OPP by calling 905-584-2241. Anonymous tips may also be submitted to Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by visiting

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