Woman charged after allegedly driving impaired over Niagara Escarpment in Hamilton

Jun 11 2020, 6:26 am

A woman has been charged after allegedly driving impaired over the Niagara Escarpment in Hamilton on Thursday morning.

Police say they located a 30-year-old female and vehicle in the escarpment brush around 3 am.

According to officials, the car left the Mountain Brow Boulevard roadway, landing approximately 200 metres west of the Margate stairs.

The woman reportedly remains in hospital, and has been charged with Operations While Impaired.

The Niagara Escarpment spans 725 km in Ontario, and at its highest points, reaches 335 m.

It crosses from the Niagara River through Hamilton, Collingwood, Owen Sound and Tobermory to Manitoulin Island and St Joseph Island.

Anyone with information on this morning’s incident can call 905-546-4753 or 905-546-4755. To provide information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online.

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