OPP conduct ‘puzzling’ investigation in Chatham-Kent
Yesterday at 9:45 a.m. the Chatham-Kent, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was on patrol of the 401 Highway westbound, near Communications Road.
An OPP officer observed the driver of a red Ford F150 pick up truck driving with a newspaper on the steering wheel. The driver was so distracted; he didn’t notice the police vehicle beside him for over a minute. The vehicle was stopped and further investigation revealed that he was completing a puzzle while driving.
A 54 year old St Thomas, Ontario man has been charged with Careless Driving under the Highway Traffic Act.
Distracted driving kills! As a driver, it is your responsibility to direct your entire attention to driving safely.