IMPAIRED DRIVER CHARGED AFTER COLLISION

Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Lansdowne Street East at approximately 3:15pm on July 23, 2021. Two vehicles were involved in the collision and one of the drivers was found to be under the influence of drugs. No injuries were reported.

Chad KENT (age 31) of Otonabee-South Monaghan Township, Ontario was arrested and charged with:

• Operation while impaired-alcohol and drugs

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough on September 1, 2021.

The Peterborough County OPP reminds motorists to plan ahead when consuming drugs. Use a designated driver, cab, public transit, or stay overnight. Any amount of alcohol or drugs can impact your ability to make sound judgements.

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