IMPAIRED DRIVER CHARGED AFTER COLLISION

Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 7 at approximately 2:30am this morning. The vehicle left the roadway and entered the ditch near Indian River Line. The driver was not injured but was found to be under the influence of alcohol.

Ty BRIGNALL (age 19) of Havelock-Belmont-Methuen Township, Ontario was arrested and charged with:

• Operation while impaired-blood alcohol concentration-80 plus

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough on October 26, 2021.

The Peterborough County OPP reminds motorists to plan ahead when consuming alcohol. 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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