Alleged drinking bus driver crashes with child on board
Chatham-Kent police say driver registered a 'warn' on roadside breath test and then had licence suspended
Police allege a bus driver had been drinking before crashing his bus Monday with a child on board.
Chatham-Kent police said a school bus left the road and hit a fire hydrant at 4 p.m.on Fifth Line in Raleigh Township.
The lone child on the bus at the time of the collision was not injured. Damage was estimated at $15,000.
Officers at the scene believed the driver had consumed alcohol and gave the driver a roadside breath test.
Police said the test revealed the driver’s blood alcohol concentration was in the "warn" range.
A 53-year-old Chatham man was charged with careless driving and issued a three-day licence suspension.
Police did not release the driver's name.