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Woman charged with impaired after car crashes into snowbank

The incident occurred at Victoria Harbour intersection on Dec. 29; 50-year-old woman charged
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TAY TOWNSHIP - Members of the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded at 11:26 a.m. Dec. 29, 2019 to a report by a member of the public of a vehicle into a snowbank at the intersection of Jephson and Albert Streets in Victoria Harbour, Tay Township.

Officers located and spoke with the lone driver and entered into a drinking and driving investigation. As a result of this investigation, the driver Christine Duncan 50 years of Tay Township has been charged with the following driving offence contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.

  • Operation while impaired - blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

The involved vehicle was towed and impounded for seven days and the accused's driver's licence has been suspended for 90 days under the conditions of the Administrative Drivers Licence Suspension (ADLS). The accused was released from police custody on a recognizance to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Midland on Jan. 16, 2020.

OPP officers always appreciate calls from the public to alert them of a possible impaired driver on the roadway as an essential part of the enforcement job is to save lives and reduce injuries on our roadways and trails by working with our community members.