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OPP officer charged in October collision investigation

16-year police officer charged with failing to stop at red light
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MIDLAND - Members of the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated a three-vehicle collision between a marked OPP vehicle and two other vehicles in the intersection of County Road 93 and Yonge Street/Balm Beach road in Midland on Oct. 28, 2019.

The OPP member was responding to an emergent call for service, when the officer's marked patrol vehicle collided with another car in the intersection. Both the officer and another driver were treated for minor injuries at an area hospital.

As a result of the investigation, a 16-year police officer and current member of the OPP has been charged with red light - fail to stop as per section 144(18) of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA).