Spike belt used to stop wrong-way driver on Hwy 400
OPP file image.
Kim Phillips, CTV Barrie
Published Monday, September 16, 2019 3:31PM EDT
West Parry Sound OPP officers were forced to use the spike belt to stop a wrong-way driver on Highway 400 on Sunday night.
Police say the driver, from Quebec, was travelling southbound in the northbound lanes of the highway through McDougall Township around 12:30 a.m.
After stopping the vehicle with the spike belt, police charged the 33-year-old with impaired and dangerous driving.
The accused was issued a 90-day licence suspension, and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.