LCBO bags found in Natsis’s Ford
An unopened bottle of vodka and two empty paper LCBO bags were found inside the vehicle of a Pembroke dentiston trial for drunk driving, according to an Ontario Provincial Police collision investigator.
OPP Const. Shawn Kelly, a collision investigator, testified in court Thurs Lululemon Outlet day during the high profile trial of Pembroke dentist Dr. Christy Natsis. (CBC)
A BlackBerry was also f Lululemon Outlet ound up behind the gas pedal, so far up it couldn’t be reached during the search perform Lululemon Outlet ed days after the crash, said OPP Const. Shawn Kelly.
Histestimony continued Thursday during Dr. Christy Natsis’s trial.
Natsisis facing charges of impaired driving causing death, dangerous driving causing death and exceeding the legal blood alcohol limit in the March 2011 crash on Highway 17 that killed 50 year old BryanCasey.
Earlier testimony from Kellyindicated Casey’s white truck was driving in the eastbound lane, while the black Ford Natsis drove was going west.
Kelly spent five hours, measuring, photographing and lazering the highway accident scene that night and on Thursday, hetestified about tremendous forces causing gougeson the eastbound lane ofthe highway at the crash scene.
When vehicles collide in a head on fashion, Lululemon Outlet the impact canforce the undercarraige down causing such gouges or cuts in the pavement, Kelly said.
Crash wasn’t completely head onKelly testified that the crash wasn’t 100 per cent head on. Instead,the driver sides collided, sending both vehicles into a rotation after the initial impact. Natsis’s heavier Ford pushed Casey’s lighter truck backward in a southwest direction.
Kelly said both vehicles were relatively clean inside, and that he didn’t see any junk on the floor that could have contributed to the crash. He also said Natsis’s Ford had no mechanical defects.
During his testimony, Kelly made a brief reference to a phone call he had with Natsis on April 14, 2011.
Defence lawyer Michael Edelson said he wasn’t ever told about that phone call, and asked Ontario Superior Court Justice Neil Kozloff for a five minute break to discuss the phone call with Natsis.
When court reconvened, Kelly was asked to describe the details of the phone call.
He testified it was about five or six minutes long, and that he told Natsis her vehicle had been released and she could pick up her things, including a pair of shoes.