Man charged following Port Colborne collision

At approximately 12am on Sunday September 26, 2021, 6 District (Port Colborne) uniform officers were called to the area of Main Street East and Dolphin Street in the City of Port Colborne following the report of a collision.

When officers arrived, they located a flipped over black pick-up truck as well as information that a grey pick-up truck had fled the scene prior to police arrival.

Officers were able to quickly locate and stop the vehicle a short distance away before subsequently taking the driver into custody.

21-year-old Daniel Legault of Welland is facing the following charges:

Impaired Conveyance by alcohol contrary to Section 320.14(1)(a) of the Criminal Code Impaired Conveyance – Exceed B.A.C. contrary to Section 320.14(1)(b) of the Criminal Code Novice Driver – B.A.C. over Zero contrary to Section 44.1(3) of the Highway Traffic Act

No one was physically injured as a result of the collision.

Legault was held in custody pending a bail hearing on Sunday September 27, 2021 at the Robert S.K. Welch Courthouse in the City of St. Catharines.

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