A Waterloo man received a hefty fine after a Waterloo Regional Police officer allegedly spotted him filming the scene of a collision as he was driving by.
Police say they were called to a collision on Beechwood Drive near Sandbury Lane at around 5 a.m. on Wednesday.
Police say the driver of a Honda Civic lost control of his vehicle, struck a curb and then hit a tree.
The driver involved in the crash was ejected from the vehicle, according to police. He was taken to hospital with minor injuries, while a male passenger was also injured.
The driver of the vehicle involved in the collision, a 20-year-old Waterloo man, is facing numerous charges, including impaired operation and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.
While a Waterloo officer was waiting for backup to arrive, he reportedly spotted a man filming the collision as he was driving by.
The man was fined $615 for using his handheld communication device while driving.