Driver arrested following fail-to-remain collision in City of Kawartha Lakes: OPP

Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a driver and their passenger after failing to remain at the scene of a collision and damaging a police cruiser.

Shortly after noon on October 21, 2022 officers were dispatched to fail to remain collision downtown Fenelon Falls. Officers located the vehicle which subsequently backed up into a police cruiser. Further investigation revealed the driver to be impaired. No one was injured in either collision.

The 36-year-old male driver was charged with;

  • Fail to Remain,
  • Driving motor vehicle with open container or liquor
  • Operation while impaired- blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

The accused was released on an undertaking with a future court date at Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay.

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) remains committed to ensuring Ontario roads are safe from drug-impaired and alcohol-impaired drivers. If you suspect a driver is impaired, please call 9-1-1.

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