April 17, 2024

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Child seriously injured on Christmas Eve: Charges against repeat offender with lost license

Child seriously injured on Christmas Eve: Charges against repeat offender with lost license

A driver seriously injured a child on Christmas Eve in Laurentians And recently lost his license for drunk driving facing serious charges.

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Alexandre Miron was charged with driving while impaired, refusing to comply and obstructing peace officers.

A 29-year-old man lost control of his vehicle on Highway 15 in Sainte-Adèle at 5:45 a.m. on December 24.

Pliers were needed to extricate the toddler from the car.

The toddler suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Sûreté du Québec (SQ).

Prohibition

The driver, believed to be driving under the influence, was arrested and taken to the police station, where he refused to take a breathalyzer test.

Anyone breaking the curfew was jailed for the start of the holiday season.

You should know that Miron has appeared in court several times in the last decade and has been punished by the authorities.



Alexander Miron alleged

Photo taken from Alex Miron's Facebook account

Last September, he was banned from driving in Canada for a year and fined $1,500 after pleading guilty to drink driving.

Most recently, at the end of November, he was sentenced to several months in community prison for drug offenses.

Obstacles

According to a study conducted by NewspaperAlexandre Miron has been admitted to municipal court on various occasions over the years.

A Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts resident was arrested for driving while barred and allegedly giving an officer a false report.

In this new case, the juvenile must return to court in Saint-Jerome soon for further legal proceedings.

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On Tuesday morning, the SQ was unable to draw up an initial assessment of its interventions on impaired driving for the start of year-end celebrations.

According to statistics reported by the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) in 2022, between 2016 and 2020, 85 people died and 200 were seriously injured due to drunk driving.

– with QMI Agency

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