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Media Release

Release Date: November 5th, 2018 - 4:15am

Originator: Staff Sergeant Jeff Dunham, Oakville Uniform Operations, 905-825-4747 ext. 2210

Contact: On Duty Staff Sergeant, Oakville Uniform Operations, 905-825-4747 ext. 2210

Location: Oakville


Vehicle into Lake Ontario

On Monday November 5th, 2018 at approx 3:05 am Halton Regional Police were called to the area of Maple Grove Dr and Lakeshore Road East in the Town of Oakville to investigate a report of a person knocking on doors.

Shortly after arriving onscene police located a male and discovered a collision had occurred that resulted in a vehicle entering Lake Ontario at the dead end of Maple Grove Dr, Oakville.

Police have arrested a person for impaired driving. Police along with Oakville Fire are continuing search and rescue efforts for any other possible occupants of the involved vehicle.

The Halton Regional Police Service remains committed to road safety through prevention, education and enforcement initiatives.

Members of the public are reminded that driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol is a crime in progress and to call 9-1-1 immediately to report a suspected impaired driver.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.