Guelph mom charged with impaired driving after child injured in crash: police

A 25-year-old woman has been charged with impaired driving after Guelph police say her child was injured in a reported hit-and-run crash in the city’s east end on Tuesday.

According to a police news release, a pickup truck travelling north on Victoria Road struck a minivan turning onto Grange Road at around 2:15 p.m.

Police said the minivan left the scene and witnesses reported it driving aggressively in nearby subdivisions a short time later.

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“The driver of the minivan was eventually located nearby and found to be in an intoxicated state,” police said.

The woman and her three-year-old child, who was in the minivan, were taken to Guelph General Hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

The 25-year-old woman was charged with impaired driving and operating a vehicle with a blood-alcohol level above 80 milligrams.

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