On Thursday, October 24, 2019, at approximately 5:10 p.m., members of Central East and Central West Divisions responded to a serious collision involving three vehicles on Simcoe Street and Howden Road in Oshawa. The suspect was driving westbound on Howden Road when he allegedly ran a stop sign at a high rate of speed and struck a U-Haul vehicle. The U-Haul vehicle lost control and struck a third vehicle. A hydro pole was also damaged during the collision which caused road closures and hydro outages affecting numerous residents in the area.
The suspect sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital. The other involved persons sustained minor injuries.
Logan SMITH, age 31, of Zephyr Road in Uxbridge is charged with: Operation While Impaired Alcohol and Drug; Operation While Impaired Exceed Blood Alcohol Concentration and Dangerous Operation of a Conveyance. He was released on a Promise to Appear.
Anyone with new information about this incident is asked to contact Cst. Mayhew at East Division at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2984.