MVC / Impaired Driving
Belleville, Ont. - On 8 October, 2010 at 10:39 p.m. a serious motor vehicle collision occurred in the area of 290 North Front St. A pedestrian was running west bound across North Front Street. The pedestrian was struck by a southbound car. The victim was transported to Quinte Health Care then transferred to Kingston General Hospital with serious life threatening injuries. North Front Street was closed from 10:40 p.m. and re-opened at 4:00 a.m. in order for officers to conduct the investigation. The driver of the car Jae Woon Jeong, 43, was charged with impaired operation cause bodily harm and over 80mgs. He is being held for bail hearing on the 8 October 2010. Witnesses are asked to contact Sgt. Tom Sweet of the Traffic Management Unit at 613-966-0882 ext 2227.