(Photo: Kelly Roche/QEW South Post)
BY KELLY ROCHE
Two police cruisers were nearly hit head-on before cops made arrests, charging three drivers with impaired related offences in Mississauga early Sunday.
The first incident was at 1 a.m. on Hwy 410, where OPP’s Port Credit detachment stopped a southbound vehicle for traveling double the speed limit.
The driver was arrested after a roadside investigation.
Carleton Williams, 36, of North York has been charged under the Criminal Code with operating a motor vehicle with over 80 mgs, and stunt driving under the Highway Traffic Act
At 2:19 a.m., an officer traveling on Cawthra Rd. at Hwy. 403 had to take “evasive action” to avoid a head-on collision with a southbound vehicle.
The driver was stopped and arrested a short distance away.
Tadeusz Krzal, 58, from Mississauga is facing three charges under the Criminal Code: dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, impaired operation of a motor vehicle, and refusing to provide a breath sample.
Then at 3 a.m., a westbound vehicle on Hwy. 401 was observed traveling more than 50 km/h over the speed limit. Cops allege the vehicle nearly struck several vehicles, including a police cruiser. The driver was stopped and arrested.
Monal Panchasara, 27, of Toronto, has been charged under the Criminal Code with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, impaired operation of a motor vehicle, and operating a motor vehicle with over 80 mgs.
Panchasara is also charged under the HTA with stunt driving, and being a novice driver with a blood alcohol over zero.
All three drivers are scheduled to appear in Brampton court December 18.