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Collision leads to impaired charges

Atikokan OPP arrest and charged a 41-year-old man following a collision.
impaired driving (File)

ATIKOKAN, Ont. – A 41-year-old Thunder Bay man faces impaired charges following a single motor vehicle collision.

According to an Ontario Provincial Police release, officers responded to a single motor vehicle collision on July 1 just before 2:30 on Sunshine Road.

An investigation was conducted and upon speaking with the driver it was determined he was impaired by alcohol.

The man was arrested and transported to the Atikokan detachment for testing.

As a result, a 41-year-old was arrested and charged operation while impaired-alcohol and operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus).

He was released to appear in court in Atikokan on Aug. 12 to answer to the charges.