OPP charge driver in Carleton Place long weekend accident

Posted on: September 5, 2017

Submitted by Ontario Provincial Police

Officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) assisted by OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators have completed their investigation of a collision on Highway 7 between Highway 15 and Napoleon Street in the Town of Carleton Place.

Officers were called to the scene at 05:23 p.m. on Friday Sept.1, 2017.

Investigation revealed that two passenger vehicles and three motor cycles were involved in the collision and one person had sustained major injuries and two people had sustained minor injuries.

A 36-year-old male driver of an Acura passenger vehicle of the City of Ottawa has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm and operation of a motor vehicle over 80mgs of alcohol per 100mls of blood, causing bodily harm.

The man was released and is set to appear at the Provincial Court in the Town of Perth.

One thought on “OPP charge driver in Carleton Place long weekend accident

  1. Brian

    When will people learn to NOT DRINK AND DRIVE. Very sad when drivers cause so much damage and being there when it happened it was fortunate that more were not injured . My thoughts and prayers go out for the one that was seriously injured

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