Driver faces multiple charges after crashing into tree on front lawn of Peterborough home

Man accused of driving while prohibited, careless driving, driving without insurance, and more

The driver of this vehicle that crashed into a tree on the front lawn of a Peterborough home on July 28, 2022 is facing multiple charges. (kawarthaNOW screenshot of video by David Post / Twitter)
The driver of this vehicle that crashed into a tree on the front lawn of a Peterborough home on July 28, 2022 is facing multiple charges. (kawarthaNOW screenshot of video by David Post / Twitter)

A man is facing multiple charges after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a tree on the front lawn of a Peterborough home on Thursday night (July 28).

At 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, police responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision at the corner of Southlawn Drive and Otonabee Drive.

Fire and emergency medical services were already on the scene, with the male driver and female passenger being treated for minor injuries.

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Through investigation, police determined the driver was prohibited from operating a motor vehicle under the Criminal Code of Canada.

He was arrested and charged with operation while prohibited, careless driving, operating a motor vehicle without insurance, and driving while under suspension.

The accused man was released on an appearance notice for court on August 18, 2022.