Welland man faces three counts of drunk driving after accident


Published September 27, 2021 at 4:05 pm

A Welland man is facing drunk driving charges after leaving the scene of an accident last night (September 26) in Port Colborne.

At midnight, the Niagara Police were called to the Main Street East and Dolphin Street area after getting a call about a collision.

When they got there, they found a flipped over pickup truck. The driver was not hurt. However, the other pickup in the accident had taken off.

Officers were able to find the other driver, also unharmed, quickly and arrested him.

Daniel Legault, 21, of Welland is charged with two counts of impaired driving, as well as having a blood alcohol level forbidden as a G1 driver.

Anyone with further information is asked to contact police at (905) 688-4111 ext. 1023200 or Crimestoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477).

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